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R. H. E. Espey


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1904 Republican AD-51 2404 Win

Candidate Biography:

Robert Hamilton Edwin Espy
Born: January 8, 1875 in Oysterville, Washington
Died (in office): October 15, 1906 in Monrovia, CA

  • Espey died after the end of the legislative session, but before the end of his elected term.
  • There appears to be some disagreement on the spelling of his name. Contemporary legislative records and newspaper articles spell it Espey, while his grave says Espy.

Source: "RHE Espey's Funeral," San Francisco Call, Volume 100, Number 139, 17 October 1906
Soruce: "RHF Espey Dead: Assemblyman from Fifty-first District and Candidate for Re-election Dies at Monrovia After Long Illness," Sacramento Union, Volume 112, Number 53, 16 October 1906