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Richard J. Welch


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CA Blue Book (1907)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1900 Republican SD-19 3942 Win
11-08-1904 Republican SD-19 4455 Win
11-03-1908 Republican SD-19 4961 Win
08-31-1926 Republican CD-05 0 Win
11-02-1926 Republican CD-05 47694 Win
11-06-1928 Republican CD-05 51708 Win
11-04-1930 Republican CD-05 59853 Win
11-08-1932 Republican CD-05 67349 Win
11-06-1934 Republican CD-05 89751 Win
11-03-1936 Republican CD-05 82910 Win
11-08-1938 Republican CD-05 91868 Win
11-05-1940 Republican CD-05 119122 Win
11-03-1942 Republican CD-05 85747 Win
11-07-1944 Republican CD-05 112151 Win
11-05-1946 Republican CD-05 94293 Win
11-02-1948 Republican CD-05 116347 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 13, 1869 in New York, New York
Married: Sarah O'Connor Welch
Child: Garrett Welch
Died (in office): September 19, 1949 in Needles, CA

190?: Deputy County Clerk, County of San Francisco
1903-1907: Harbor Master, Port of San Francisco
1911: Proponent, Proposition 1 (Regarding measurement and graduation of Weights and Measures)
1911: Author, Proposition 10 ("relating to compensation for industrial accidents")
1916-1926: Member, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors

Source: California Blue Book (1909), (1911), (1950)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []