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Leander Quint

Union Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1861 Union Democratic SD-12 2208 Win

Candidate Biography:

Leander P. Quint
Born: August 9, 1825 in Grafton, VT
Died: March 28, 1890 in San Francisco, CA

18??: Justice, Tuolumne County Court
1871: Served as Laura D. Fair's attorney during her trial for the murder of Alexander P. Crittenden

  • PLACENAME: Quint Street in San Francisco is named for this individual. [Source: The Beginnings of San Francisco by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912). Online at]
  • OUCH: Early in life, Quint received an injury that cost him three fingers on one hand (leaving the thumb and little finger).

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: A History of Tuolumne County California published by B. F. Alley (1882; Reprinted in 1973)