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Aaron A. Sargent


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Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1857 Republican Attorney General 18418 Loss
09-04-1861 Independent CD-AL 50692 Win
11-03-1868 Union CD-02 18264 Win
09-06-1871 Republican CD-02 18065 Win
12-20-1871 Republican Senate3 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Aaron Augustus Sargent
Born: September 28, 1827 in Newburyport, Maine
Died: August 14, 1887 in San Francisco, CA

1847-1849: Staff, Member of Congress
1856-1857: District Attorney, Nevada County
1882-1884: U.S. Minister to Germany
1885: Primary Candidate for US Senator (Lost)

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []