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Delos R. Ashley


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CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
10-08-1853 Democratic AD-04 0 Win
09-06-1854 Democratic AD-03 0 Win
09-05-1855 Know Nothing SD-03 0 Win
09-04-1861 Republican Treasurer 51868 Win

Candidate Biography:

Delos Rodeyn Ashley
Born: February 19, 1828 at The Post, Arkansas Territory [now Arkansas]
Died: July 18, 1873 in San Francisco, CA

1856: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1857: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 2 to 18)
1863: Resigned as Treasurer on October 5.
1865-1869: Member, United States House of Representatives [Nevada]

  • NEVADA: Ashley was the second Member of Congress from Nevada after statehood.

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