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William H. Ash


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1894 Republican AD-10 0 Win
11-03-1908 Republican AD-12 1949 Loss

Candidate Biography:

William Henry Ash
Born: January 30, 1822 in Dartmouth, Devon, England
Married: Louisa Gouter
Children: William H., George, Katie, and and Louis
Military Service: Militia (Modoc War), ARMY (Civil War)
Died: August 10, 1906 in Colusa, CA

  • "...[W]hen the Modoc Indians, in 1868, went on the warpath, he organized a company of whites to lead in exterminating the Redskins, and became captain of the volunteer militia. This hazardous but patriotic experience led to his designation as Captain, a title of honor he bore the balance of his days." Source: History of Colusa and Glenn counties, California (p. 930)