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M. Dominguez

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Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Don Manuel Domínguez
Born: January 26, 1803 in San Diego, CA (then Las Californias Province, Spanish Viceroyalty of New Spain)
Married: Maria Engracia de Cota (m. 1827)
Children: Tomasa, Ana Josefa, Maria Guadelupe, Maria Leonar, Maria Adelaida, Manuel Antonio, Maria Dolores, Jose Antonio, Maria Victoria, Maria Susana, and Maria de los Reyes
Family: Son-in-law of Don Guillermo Cota
Died: October 11, 1882 in San Pedro, CA

1828-1829: Member, Los Angeles Ayuntamento (City Council)
1829: Delegate [Los Angeles], Mexican Provincial Legislature in Alta California
1832-1833: Alcalde (Mayor), City of Los Angeles
1833-1834: Delegate [Los Angeles], Mexican Provincial Legislature in Alta California
1836: Justice of the Peace of the San Pedro District
1842-1843: Alcalde (Mayor), City of Los Angeles
1843: Third Prefect, Southern District of Alta California
1844: Capitán de Defensores
1850s: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

  • The Battle of Dominguez Rancho (1846) was a military engagement fought between 300 US Marines and 50 Californio troops on Dominguez's property. 10 Marines were killed and 12 wounded.
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Dominguez had eleven children