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John H. Hollister


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Republican AD-03 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Joseph Hubbard Hollister
Born: November 27, 1856 in Newark, Ohio
Married: Flora May Stocking (m. 1880)
Children: One daughter and one son
Died: November 7, 1913 in San Luis Obispo, CA

1879-1882: Member, San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors

  • PLACENAME: Hollister Peak in San Luis Obispo County was named for "the family that lived at its base in 1884", which matches a description of Assemblyman Hollister's family which said that the family lived on a rancho five miles to the northwest of San Luis Obispo.

Source: History of San Luis Obispo County California (Oakland; THOMPSON & WEST, 1883) [online at, contributed by Joy Fisher]