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Samuel G. Hilborn


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Republican SD-20 0 Win
09-04-1877 Republican SD-19 0 Win
11-08-1892 Republican CD-03 16911 Win
11-08-1892 Republican CD-03 13163 Win
11-06-1894 Republican CD-03 15795 Win
11-03-1896 Republican CD-03 19778 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 9, 1834 in Minot, Maine
Died: April 19, 1899 in Washington, DC

1870s: City Attorney, City of Vallejo
1879: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
1883-1886: United States Attorney for the District of California
1894: Warren English successfully contested the Hilborn's election to Congress and took his seat on April 4, 1894.

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Hilborn narrowly won the 1892 General election when he defeated Warren B. English by 25 votes (0.1%).

Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []