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Thomas L. Vermeule


Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan SD-San Joaquin 2273 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Lloyd Vermeule
Born: June 11, 1814 in New Jersey
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: 1856 in Stockton, CA

1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing San Joaquin District)
1850: Resigned from the State Senate on April 10.
1850-185?: City Attorney, City of San Jose

  • Apparently, Vermeule had a difficult last name. In the Report of the debate in the Convention of California on the formation of the state constitution, he was referred to as "S. L. Vermuile" on Page 8, "Thomas L. Vermeule" on page 479, and "S. L. Vermule" in the Appendix.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Governmental Roster, 1889. State and County Governments of California by W. C. Hendricks
Source: "The Names of the President and Senators of the First Senate of the State of California. Convened at the Capitol of San Jose, December the 15th, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Nine." (1849)