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John G. Tyrrell


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1900 Republican SD-23 3597 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 20, 1857 in Ware, Massachusetts

1903-1905: Chief Deputy Wharfinger, Port of San Francisco
1902-1903: Assistant Chief Wharfinger, Port of San Francisco
1900-1902: Division Deputy, Internal Revenue Collector Lynch
1899: Superintendent of the San Francisco Almshouse
1895-1900: Deputy Coroner, San Francisco Coroner Hawkins

  • In 1905, while serving as Chief Deputy Warfinger, Denny Coleman came into Tyrrell's office and pointed a loaded revolver at Tyrrell. Denny, who was drunk, had come to ask Tyrrell to help him find work. Tyrrell spoke with Denny for a few minutes and then escaped through a back door.