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Stephen C. Foster


Date Party Office Votes Result
08-01-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win
10-07-1850 Democratic SD-02 0 Win
09-03-1851 Democratic SD-02 0 Win
11-02-1852 Democratic SD-02 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Stephen Clark Foster
Born: 1821 in East Machias, Maine
Married: María Merced Lugo
Children: Five
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: January 28, 1898 in Los Angeles, CA

1848-1849: Alcalde (Mayor), City of Los Angeles
1849-1850: Prefecto, City of Los Angeles
1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing Los Angeles District)
1850-1851: Member, Los Angeles City Council
1854-1855: Mayor, City of Los Angeles
1856: Mayor, City of Los Angeles
1857-1860: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

  • PLACENAME: Stephen Foster Elementary is located in Lakewood.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis
Source: Governmental Roster, 1889. State and County Governments of California by W. C. Hendricks