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Frank Henry Benson


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1912 Republican SD-27 6045 Win
11-07-1916 Republican SD-27 8540 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 21, 1873 in Santa Clara, CA
Married: Lillie
Died: July 29, 1956 in San Jose, CA

Previous: Justice of the Peace, City of San Jose
Previous: City Attorney, City of San Jose
1929-1930: Chief, State Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement

Source: California Blue Book (1911)
Source: "Final Service Held for 1st State Narcotic Chief," Oakland Tribune, July 31, 1956, p. 29