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Newton Booth


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Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1862 Union SD-16 0 Win
09-06-1871 Republican Governor 62581 Win
12-20-1873 Anti-Monopolist Senate1 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 30, 1825 in Salem, Indiana
Married: Octavine Glover (in 1892)
Died: July 14, 1892 in Sacramento, CA

1875: Resigned as Governor on February 27.
1886-1892: Commissioner, Funded Debt Sinking Fund of Sacramento

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Newton Booth of California by Lauren E. Crane (1894)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []