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James V. Coleman


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Democratic AD-08 0 Win
11-04-1884 Democratic AD-49 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

James Valentine Coleman
Born: February 13, 1851 in Brooklyn, New York
Married: Carmelita (d. 1885)
Child: James V. Jr.
Family: Step-son of W. S. O'Brien
Died: April 13, 1919 in San Francisco, CA

1883-1884: Member, Lake Bigler Forestry Commission
1885-1887: Member, California Board of Forestry


  • LEGISLATION: Author of ACR 31 (1883) which called for the creation of a creation of a committee to inquire into and report upon a plan for the preservation of the forests on the California short of Lake Bigler.
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 36 (1885) which created the California Board of Forestry.


Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.