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William T. Wallace

Know Nothing

Picture of William T. Wallace
CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1855 Know Nothing Attorney General 50113 Win
03-18-1884 Democratic AD-13 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 22, 1828 in KY
Died: August 11, 1909 (or)

1869-1872: Justice, California Supreme Court
1872-1879: Chief Justice, California Supreme Court
1880: U.S. Presidential Elector

  • Wallace Street in San Francisco is named for this individual. [Source: The Beginnings of San Francisco by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912). Online at
  • This is NOT the same William "Bill" Wallace as the Democratic Primary candidate for AD-41 in 2000.