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James G. Maguire


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Democratic AD-13 0 Win
11-08-1892 Democratic CD-04 14997 Win
11-06-1894 Democratic CD-04 14748 Win
11-03-1896 Democratic CD-04 19074 Win
11-08-1898 Democratic Governor 129261 Loss
11-03-1908 Democratic CD-04 7497 Loss

Candidate Biography:

James George Maguire
Born: February 22, 1853 in Boston, Massachusetts
Died: June 20, 1920 in San Francisco, CA

1882-1888: Justice, San Francisco County Superior Court

  • Maguire was the youngest member of the Legislature in 1875 at age 22.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)