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William M. Gwin Jr.


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1868 Democratic SD-13 0 Win
11-02-1886 Democratic SD-17 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

William McKendree Gwin, Jr.
Born: February 24, 1848 in Vicksburg, Mississippi
Married: Blanche M. Gwin
Family: Son of William M. Gwin
Died: June 21, 1939 in San Francisco, CA


  • This is not the same person as William Gwin (1832-1863), the U.S. Naval officer killed in the Battle of Haines Bluff during the Civil War, for whom four US Navy ships have been named.


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