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F. J. Powers


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1920 Republican AD-04 3705 Win
11-07-1922 Republican SD-02 11014 Win

Candidate Biography:

Franklin Jay Powers
Born: 1867 in Douglas Co., Nevada
Married: Frances Murdock (d. 1916)
Child: Harold J.
Family: Son of Nevada State Assemblymember Phineas F. Powers
Died: March 30, 1937 near Eagleville, CA

1876-1878: Page, Nevada State Assembly


  • According to his obituary Powers "was born at Lake Tahoe... in a house which was partly in California and partly in Nevada, but the room in which he was born was surveyed out in Nevada"


Source: California Blue Book (1932)
Source: "Frank J. Powers Succumbs to Heart Attack" Alturas Plaindealer, Volume 42, Number 59, 1 April 1937