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David Boucher


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Republican SD-24 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

David R. Boucher
Born: 1829 in Somerset Co., Pennsylvania
Married: Anna Maria
Children: Isaac, Josiah, Elenora, and David
Died: September 16, 1872 in Dayton, CA

  • About nine years after Boucher died, his wife and daughter were shot and killed by his daughter's new husband (Henry George Allen Swearingen) before he killed himself on April 15, 1881.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co., 1871)