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Charles Maclay


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1861 Republican AD-07 0 Win
01-02-1868 Democratic SD-07 0 Win
11-03-1868 Democratic SD-07 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1827 in Pennsylvania
Family: Brother of W. J. Maclay
Died: July 19, 1890 in San Fernando, CA

1864: U.S. Presidential Elector

  • PLACENAME: Maclay Street in San Fernando was named for Maclay. Charles Maclay Middle School is located in Pacoima, CA.
  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (University of California): This was one of sixteen state legislators (four in the Senate and 12 in the Assembly) who voted against the bill AB 583 (1868) which created the University of California.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)
Source: Fifty years of Methodism by Charles Volney Anthony (San Francisco; 1901)