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William A. Hamilton


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Democratic AD-27 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

William Alexander Hamilton
Born: May 5, 1823 in Hawesville, Kentucky
Married: Alvenia Youmans
Children: J. Russell, William Y., Samuel Y., Joseph M., and Alvine H.
Died: September 23, 1899 in Crescent City, CA

Previous: Under-Sheriff, Den Norte County
Previous: District Attorney, Den Norte County
Previous: County Judge, Den Norte County
Previous: Presient, Crescent City Council

  • Close Contest: Lost the 1880 election for AD-27 by 9 votes.

Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.