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Benjamin F. Tuttle


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Democratic SD-19 0 Win
09-07-1875 Democratic SD-21 0 Win
09-04-1877 Democratic AD-21 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Benjamin Franklin Tuttle
Born: August 29, 1825 in Paris, Maine
Married: Anna Marie Russell
Children: Harry F., Alice M., and Leonard R.
Died: September 18, 1907 in Petaluma, CA

1875-1876: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1878: Resigned from the State Assembly on April 1.

Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives