JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Elections by Decade Longest Service Shortest Service Most & Fewest Votes Uncontested Races Closest Contests Redistricting Recalls
Elections 2026 PREVIEW 2024 General 2024 CD-20 Special 2023 US Senate Appt 2022 General Prior 2020s Elections Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search CA Constitution CA in Congress Line of Succession Highest Ranking SCOTUS Cases

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

Thomas O. Larkin


Date Party Office Votes Result
08-01-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Oliver Larkin
Born: September 16, 1802 in Charlestown, Massachusetts
Married: Rachel Hobson Holmes (m. 1833)
Children: Children: Isabel Ann, Thomas Oliver Jr., William Rogers, Frederick Hobson, Henry Rogers, Francis Rogers, Carolina Ann, Sophia Adeline, and Alfred Otis
Died: October 27, 1858 in Colusa, CA

1843-1846: U.S. Consul to Alta California
1850: Established the City of Benicia (with Robert Semple)
1856-1857: President, Society of California Pioneers


  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Larkin had nine children.
  • According to Wikipedia, Larkin was a "grandson of the Deacon John Larkin who provided the horse for Paul Revere's famous ride."