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Henry Vrooman


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Republican SD-14 0 Win
11-04-1884 Republican SD-17 0 Win
11-02-1886 Republican SD-17 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1844 in Litchfield, Michigan
Married: Emily M. Jordan
Children: Rachel J. D. and Daisy Mae
Family: Brother-in-law of William H. Jordan and Frank C. Jordan and Uncle of Frank M. Jordan
Died: April 8, 1889 in Oakland, CA

~1872: Assistant City Engineer, City of Oakland
~1873: Chief Engineer, Oakland Fire Department
1874: Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County
1875: Deputy City Attorney, City of Oakland
1876: City Attorney, City of Oakland
1877-188?: District Attorney, Alameda County

  • Vrooman was attending "Dr. Durant's college" in 1869 when it was formally chartered as the College of California (later UC Berkeley).

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.