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John A. Elston


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1914 Progressive (Bull Moose) CD-06 36164 Win
11-07-1916 Republican CD-06 56520 Loss
11-05-1918 Republican CD-06 59082 Win
11-02-1920 Republican CD-06 75610 Win

Candidate Biography:

John Arthur Elston
Born: February 10, 1874 in Woodland, CA
Died (in office): December 15, 1921 in Washington, DC.

1903-1907: Executive Secretary, Governor Pardee

  • SUICIDE: On December 15, 1921, Elston drowned himself in the Potomac River.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []