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George W. Giffen


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1873 Democratic AD-21 0 Win
09-07-1875 Democratic AD-24 0 Win
09-04-1877 Democratic AD-24 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

George Washington Giffen
Born: February 18, 1831 in Alton, Illinois
Married: Melissa McConnaha
Children: Nine (including James B., Frank C., Charles A., George M., William H., Thomas J., Hattie, Ida Lou)
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War)
Died: November 22, 1916 in Truckee, CA


  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Giffen had nine children.


Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives