JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Elections by Decade Longest Service Shortest Service Most & Fewest Votes Uncontested Races Closest Contests Redistricting Recalls
Elections 2026 PREVIEW 2024 General 2024 CD-20 Special 2023 US Senate Appt 2022 General Prior 2020s Elections Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search CA Constitution CA in Congress Line of Succession Highest Ranking SCOTUS Cases

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

Agustin Olvera


Date Party Office Votes Result

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1818 in Mexico City, Viceroyalty of New Spain, Spanish Empire (now Mexico)
Married: Concepción Argüello (m. 1842, d.), Maria Ortega (m. 1859)
Family: Son-in-law of Santiago Arguello and cousin of Antonio F. Coronel and Manuel F. Coronel
Military Service: Mexican Army (Mexican-American War)
Died: October 6, 1876 in Los Angeles, CA

1847: Signed the Treaty of Cahuenga, which surrendered the last Mexican military forces in California ended the Mexican-American War in California. (The seven signatories were Pierson B. ReadingW. H. Russell, Louis McLane, Jr., Jose Antonio CarrilloAgustin OlveraJohn C. Fremont, and Andres Pico)
1855-1857: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors


  • PLACENAME: Olvera Street was named in his honor in 1877.