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Joseph A. Filcher


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1877 Democratic AD-22 0 Loss
11-07-1882 Democratic SD-22 0 Win
11-02-1886 Democratic RC-01 33804 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Joseph Adams Filcher
Born: August 3, 1846 in Burlington (or Burlingame), Iowa
Married: Clara E. (m. 1873)
Children: George W., Raph E., and Irma
Died: April 3, 1925 in Auburn, CA

1870-1873: Co-Owner of the Placer Herald (with Joseph Walkup)
1879: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
1892: U.S. Presidential Elector
1897: California State Commissioner, Horticultural Exposition in Hamburg [Germany]
1900: California Representative, Paris World Exposition

  • "Boys, whatever you undertake to do, do your best. Be honest with your self and others. Tell the truth and never lie." [Source]

Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.