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Edgar Bogardus


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1854 Democratic AD-18 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 5, 1813 in Catskill, New York
Married: Adeline Smith (m. 1833, d. 1835), Elizabeth WHiting (m. 1835, d. 1846)
Children: Francis P. and Samuel Henry
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War)
Died: May 27, 1882 in Ypsilanti, Michigan

1846: Probate Judge [Illinois]
1857-1858: Sheriff, El Dorado County
1865-1867: Mayor, City of Ypsilanti [Michigan]


  • Took part in the battles of Contreras, Molino del Rey, and Chapultepec


Source: American Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men: Michigan, Part 2 (Western Biographical Publishing Company, 1878)