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John R. Mathews


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1890 Democratic AD-77 0 Win
11-08-1892 Democratic SD-37 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 21, 1848 in St. Louis, Missouri
Married: Bessie Foster Hersey (m. 1894)
Child: Mary H.
Military Service: ANG
Died: May 4, 1931 in Los Angeles, CA

1896: Resigned from the State Senate on January 25.

Source: "Some Public Men". The Sunday Union (Sacramento), 2/8/1891. Page 7.