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Franklin K. Lane


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1902 Democratic Governor 143783 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Franklin Knight Lane
Born: July 15, 1864 in DeSable, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Married: Anne Wintermute Lane
Franklin K. and Nancy Lane Kauffmann
Died: May 18, 1921 in Rochester, Minnesota

1898: Member, San Francisco Charter Revision Commission
1905-1913: Member, US Interstate Commerce Commission
1913-1920: U.S. Secretary of the Interior

  • PLACENAME: Franklin K. Lane High School was located in Brooklyn, New York. It closed in 2007 "due to consistently poor performance". The Franklin K. Lane Grove (of redwoods) is located at Humboldt Redwoods State Park.
  • A Franklin K. Lane was an El Dorado County Supervisor (1973-1976). It might be his son.

Source: California's Stately Hall of Fame by Rockwell D. Hunt (1950)