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R. C. Sargent


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Republican AD-11 0 Win
09-07-1875 Republican AD-16 0 Win
09-04-1877 Republican AD-16 0 Win
11-02-1880 Republican AD-16 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Roswell "Ross" Chapman Sargent
Born: March 28, 1821 in Thornton, New Hampshire
Married: Catherine Isabelle Smith Sargent
Children: Clara Root, Jacob Preston, Julia Frances, and Matie Sargent Vail
Family: Brother of James P. Sargent, B. V. Sargent, and uncle of Jacob L. Sargent
Died: June 15, 1903 in San Joaquin Co., CA

  • Had a brother who served in the same legislative house concurrently.

Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives