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John B. Frisbie


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan Lieutenant Governor 1558 Loss
09-04-1867 Union AD-17 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 20, 1823 in Albany, New York
Married: Epifania (daughter of Mariano G. Vallejo)
Children: three sons and four daughters (including John B. Jr)
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: May 11, 1909 in Mexico City, Mexico

1849: Secretary, First California Constitutional Convention
1851: Laid out the street plan for the City of Vallejo
1859: Pall Bearer, Funeral of US Senator David C. Broderick

  • High Rank: Brigadier General (United States Army)
  • The "History of Political Conventions" indicates that Frisbie died in 1883 in Mexico.
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Frisbie had seven children.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Vallejo Museum website []
Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)