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Caleb Sherman


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1877 Democratic AD-03 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 15, 1830 in Madison County, Vermont
Married: Laura Butterworth (in 1856), Amy Wilson (1880s?)
Died: May 7, 1900 in California

1850s: Justice of the Peace, Sonoma County (3 years)
1860s: Twice elected to the Nevada State Legislature [Lander County] (but did not take office because the State Constitution was rejected)
1870-1872: Under Sheriff in Bellevue, Iowa
1872-1874: Sheriff in Bellevue, Iowa
1883-1890s: Assistant District Attorney, Santa Barbara County (under District Attorney J. J. Boyce)

Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives