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John G. McCallum

Know Nothing

Picture of John G. McCallum
Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1855 Know Nothing SD-18 4795 Win

Candidate Biography:

John Guthrie McCallum
Born: August 10, 1826 in Vevay, Indiana
Married: Emily Freeman (in 1861)
Children: John G., Wallace, Harry, May, Pearl
Family: Brother of D. W. McCallum
Died: February 7, 1897 in Palm Springs, CA

1857: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 2 to 18)
1864: U.S. Presidential Elector
Previous: Registrar of U.S. Land Office in Sacramento
1879: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
1882: Indian Agent, Mission Indians
1884: Founder, City of Palm Springs