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James F. Wharton


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Republican AD-04 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 3, 1844 in Clermont County, Ohio
Married: Mary L. Hatfield (m. 1873, d. 1876), Fannie E. Turner (m. 1878, d.1889)
Died: March 17, 1889 in Fresno, CA

1886: Candidate for District Attorney of Fresno County


  • It was his neighbor U. S. Grant became a friend and was the one that encouraged young Wharton to pursue the profession of law.


Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)