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Lawrence Archer


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Democratic CD-01 24374 Loss
09-07-1875 Democratic AD-07 0 Win
11-04-1890 Democratic RC-03 50508 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Lawrence Washington Archer
Born: November 11, 1820 in Pickensville, South Carolina
Married: Louise Martin (daughter of Dr. Robert Martin), Alice Bethell
Children: Louise F. Kelley, Lawrence and  Leo B.
Died: February 13, 1910 in San Jose, CA

1856: Mayor, City of San Jose
1868-1871: Justice, Santa Clara County Court
1868-1880: Member, Regents of the University of California
1878-1880: Mayor, City of San Jose
18??: Delegate, Democratic National Convention (twice)

Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)