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William P. Mathews


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1879 Democratic AD-29 0 Win
11-02-1880 Democratic AD-29 0 Win
11-02-1886 Democratic AD-07 0 Win
11-06-1888 Democratic AD-07 0 Win
11-08-1892 Democratic AD-04 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1842 in Virginia
Died: December 29, 1921 in Oakland, CA

1893: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
1896-1897: California State Librarian


  • "He was born a Democrat, bred a Democrat, and will probably die in the faith." [Pen Pictures]

Source: Pen Pictures of Our Representative Men ny Hugh J. Mohan, E. H. Clough, John Paul Cosgrave