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Frank McCoppin


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Democratic SD-13 0 Win
09-04-1877 Democratic SD-13 0 Win
11-02-1886 Democratic CD-04 9854 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 4, 1834 in County Longford, Ireland
Died: May 26, 1897 in San Francisco, CA

1858-1860: Construction Superintendent, Market Street Railway [San Francisco] (Wikipedia article)
1861-1867: Member, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors
1867-1869: Mayor, City of San Francisco
1878: Chairman, Senate Majority Caucus
1886-1887: Member, California State Board of Harbor Commissioners
1888: Member, United States Commissioner to the Melbourne Exposition
1894-1897: Postmaster of San Francisco

Source: The San Francisco Irish, 1848-1880 by R. A. Burchell (1979)
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)