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Douglas G. Barnes


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Republican AD-19 0 Win
03-15-1884 Republican AD-26 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Douglas Gilson Barnes
Born: August 1, 1825 in Keeseville, NY
Married: Adelia A. Dunning (m. 1835)
Child: Harry C.
Died: June 20, 1899 on the Yukon River, Alaska

1860: Member, Oakland City Council
1868: Member, Oakland City Council
1883: Seat was successfully contested and declared vacant on February 16.

  • Barnes died when his sailboat got caught in a whirlpool and he drowned.

Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.