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CALIFORNIA STATE

SENATORS

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ASSEMBLYMEN

BIOGRAPHIES

1911

 

 

Contributed by Natalie Huntley (NHuntley@aol.com)

 

Source: California Blue Book, or State Roster, 1911

Compiled by Frank C. Jordan, Secretary of State

Friend W. Richardson, Superintendent of State Printing, Sacramento, CA, 1913

 

Part V.

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

 

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STATE SENATORS

 

1. CHARLES PRYDE CUTTEN (Republican) was born at Eureka, California, May 8, 1875. Educated in public schools. Graduated from Leland Stanford Junior University, 1899 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Law. Is now practicing as an attorney, with offices at 1209 Humboldt Bank Building, San Francisco. Attorney for State Commission in Lunacy. Elected Member of Assembly from Second District November 6, 1906. Elected State Senator from First District November 3, 1908.

 

2. THADDEUS WILTON HUFF SHANAHAN (Democrat) was born in Colusa County, California, January 11, 1859. Educated in the public schools and under the tuition of his father, David N. Shanahan; attorney at law. Residence and business address, Redding. Member of and served during the twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth, twenty-ninth, thirtieth and thirty-second sessions of the Assembly. Speaker pro tem of the Twenty-eighth Assembly. Commissioner for the Revision and Reform of the Law of California, 1897 to 1899. Elected State Senator from the Second District November 8, 1910.

 

3. ERNEST STRATTON BIRDSALL (Republican) was born at Sacramento, June 27, 1876, and educated in the public schools of that city, afterwards taking a course in the College of Agriculture, University of California; is an olive-grower, with residence at East Auburn, Placer County; elected Member of the Assembly from the Tenth District, November 6, 1906; elected State Senator from the Third District, November 3, 1908.

 

4. JOHN BUNYAN SANFORD (Democrat) was born at Shelbyville, Tennessee, May 17, 1869; came to California in January, 1882; attended the public schools of Mendocino County, also Normal School at San Jose; taught school for eight years, and served as member of Board of Education of Mendocino County for several terms; editor and proprietor of Ukiah Dispatch-Democrat; residence and business address Ukiah, California. Has served as Trustee of State Normal School, San Jose; elected Member of Assembly from Ninth District November, 1894; reelected November, 1896, and again elected November, 1898; elected State Senator from Fourth District November 4, 1902; reelected November 6, 1906, and again elected November 8, 1910. He is the oldest member of the Legislature from point of service, and when his present term expires will have served eighteen years in the Legislature -- six years in the Assembly and twelve years in the Senate.

 

5. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN RUSH (Republican) was born in Sacramento County, California, in 1852; he received a common school education, and is a farmer and stock raiser, with residence at Suisun, Solano County; he served a term as Sheriff of that county from 1892 to 1896; he is a member of the State Board of Agriculture; elected State Senator from the Fifth District November 8, 1904; reelected November 3, 1908.

 

6. ALBERT EUGENE BOYNTON (Republican) was born in Oroville, October 9, 1875; educated at Oroville Union High School and University of Michigan; attorney at law. Residence and business address, Oroville, California. Served as a member of the first Board of Trustees of city of Oroville; elected State Senator from Sixth District November 6, 1906; reelected November 8, 1910, having received Republican, Democratic and Socialist nominations. President pro tem. of Senate, thirty-ninth session.

 

7. CHARLES BROWNELL BILLS (Republican) was born at Ithaca, New York, May 5, 1863; received a common school education; fruit merchant; business and residence address, Sacramento, California; elected Senator from the Seventh District November 3, 1908.

 

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8. LOUIS W. JUILLIARD (Democrat) was born at Red Bluff, California, June 29, 1861, and received his education in the public schools and the Pacific Methodist College; in 1895 he was admitted to practice as an attorney at law, and is now following that profession, with residence at Santa Rosa. For three terms he was County Clerk of Sonoma County, and has served as a member of the Santa Rosa Board of Education; served twenty-one years as an officer of the Fifth Infantry Regiment, National Guard of California, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fourteenth District, Sonoma County, on November 3, 1908; elected State Senator from Eighth District, Sonoma County, on November 8, 1910.

 

9. ENNIO B. MARTINELLI (Republican) was born of Swiss parents at Nicasio, Marin County, California, February 15, 1868. He was educated in the public schools and at Santa Clara College, from which institution he graduated in 1889 with the degree of A.M. He became an attorney at law, and practices his profession at San Rafael, where he served as City Attorney from 1893 to 1895. From 1895 to 1899 he served as District Attorney of Marin County, and from 1902 to 1909 was a member of the Board of Managers of the Mendocino State Hospital. On November 3, 1908, he was elected State Senator from the Ninth District.

 

10. ANTHONY CAMINETTI (Democrat) was born at Jackson, Amador County, California, July 30, 1854; he was educated in the public schools, and took up the law as a profession; during the years of 1878 to 1882, inclusive, he held the office of District Attorney of Amador County; in 1882 he was elected Member of the Assembly from his home county and served through the session on 1883 and the extra session of 1884; in 1886 he was elected State Senator from Amador and Calaveras counties for the sessions of 1887 and 1889; in 1890 he was elected Member of Congress form the Second District, and reelected in 1892; in 1896 he was again elected member of the Assembly from Amador County and reelected in 1898; in April, 1897, he was appointed Code Commissioner by Governor Budd, and served until July 31, 1899; elected State Senator from the Tenth District November 6, 1906, and reelected in November, 1910.

 

11. JOHN THOMAS LEWIS (Republican) was born at Sutter Creek, Amador County, California; received his education in public schools; building contractor; resides at Stockton, California; elected State Senator from Eleventh District November 3, 1908.

 

12. JOHN BARRY CURTIN (Democrat) was born at Gold Springs, Tuolumne County, California, May 15, 1867; he received his education in the public schools and from private instruction, and is an attorney at law, with residence at Sonora; in 1892 he was elected District Attorney of Tuolumne County, and elected State Senator from the Twelfth District in 1898; he was reelected in 1902, and again reelected November 6, 1906; reelected State Senator from the Twelfth District, November 8, 1910. Since 1905, Senator Curtin has been a State Commissioner on Revenue and Taxation.

 

13. EDWARD KEATING STROBRIDGE (Republican) was born at Truckee, Nevada County, California, June 8, 1869, and received a public school and business college education; he is a fruit grower, with residence at Hayward; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-sixth District November 8, 1904, and reelected November 6, 1906; on November 3, 1908, he was elected State Senator from the Thirteenth District.

 

14. GEORGE JACOB HANS (Republican) is a native of San Francisco, born April 5, 1868, and received a public school and business education; he is an accountant, with residence in Fruitvale, Alameda County; was for ten years a member of the Board of Trustees of Bray School District and secretary of the Board of Trustees of the John C. Fremont High School at Fruitvale; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-first District November 6, 1906; reelected November 3, 1908; elected State Senator from Fourteenth Senatorial District November 8, 1910.

 

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15. JOHN WALTER STETSON (Republican) was born at Fruitvale, Alameda County, California, September 24, 1871; he received his education in the public schools and in the University of California and is an attorney at law, with residence in Oakland; was elected to the office of City Justice for that city in 1898, and again in 1902; on August 1, 1903, he was appointed attorney for the State Commission in Lunacy; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fiftieth District November 6, 1906, elected State Senator from the Fifteenth District November 3, 1908.

 

16. EDWARD J. TYRRELL (Republican) was born at Oakland, California, May 19, 1880; educated in Oakland's public grammar and high schools; attorney at law; residence and business address, Oakland, California; secretary to Mayor Frank K. Mott from April 1, 1905, to January 1, 1911; elected State Senator from Sixteenth District November 8, 1910.

 

17. THOMAS F. FINN (Republican and Union Labor) was born at San Francisco, November 23, 1873; received a common school education, and is by occupation a clerk. In 1902 he was elected on the Democratic and Union Labor tickets as a Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-ninth Assembly District, at San Francisco, for which city he has also since served as a member of the Board of Supervisors, president of the Fire Commissioners, and member of the Board of Police Commissioners. On November 3, 1908, he was elected State Senator from the Seventeenth Senatorial District on the Republican and Union Labor tickets; on November 2, 1909, he was elected on the Union Labor ticket as Sheriff of the city and county of San Francisco.

 

18. DANIEL P. REGAN (Republican) was born at San Francisco, April 16, 881; educated at St. Patrick's parochial school; clerk; business address 22 Ninth street, San Francisco; elected State Senator from Eighteenth District November 8, 1910.

 

19. RICHARD J. WELCH (Republican and Union Labor) was born in New York State, February 13, 1869, and educated in the public schools; in 1885 he came to California; in November, 1900, he was elected State Senator from the Nineteenth District and reelected November 8, 1904; on June 1, 1903, he received the appointment of Chief Wharfinger for the Harbor of San Francisco; retired from that position July 1, 1907; reelected State Senator from the Nineteenth District November 3, 1908.

 

20. EDWARD F. BRYANT (Republican) was born in San Francisco, May 23, 1879; received his education in public schools of native city; clerk; residence, 305 North avenue, San Francisco; elected State Senator from Twentieth District November 8, 1910.

 

21. EDWARD I. WOLFE (Republican) was born in Hull, England, March 15, 1860; in 1874 came to California, and attended the public schools of San Francisco, studied law, and was admitted to practice; from 1891 to 1893 he was secretary of the new City Hall Commission in San Francisco; elected State Senator from the Twenty-first District in 1896, and reelected in 1900; again reelected November 8, 1904; again reelected November 3, 1908, on the Republican and Union Labor tickets.

 

22. JOHN J. CASSIDY (Republican) was born in San Francisco, March 28, 1870; educated in public schools of San Francisco, graduating from Boys' High School in class of '87; completed business course at Heald's Business College; from 1895 to 1899 connected with Secretary of State's office; Deputy County Clerk of city and county of San Francisco during term of late County Clerk William A. Deane; is now connected with Law Department of United Railroads; business address, Balboa Building, San Francisco; elected State Senator from Twenty-second District November 8, 1910.

 

23. JOHN PATRICK HARE (Democrat), native of San Francisco, born December 27, 1873; educated at Sacred Heart College and was graduated from that institution in 1891; is engaged in the wholesale cigar business. On November 3, 1908,...

 

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... was elected to the State Senate from the Twenty-third District on the Democratic and Union Labor tickets; is now a member of the Board of Election Commissioners of he city and county of San Francisco, having been appointed to the last named office on January 8, 1909.

 

24. DOMINICK JOSEPH BEBAN (Republican) was born in San Francisco, May 16, 1872; graduate of the public schools of the city and county of San Francisco; is a printing pressman by trade; from 1906 to 1908 held the position of Deputy Sheriff in San Francisco; elected a Member of the Assembly from the Forty-third Assembly District November 6, 1906, on the Republican and Union Labor tickets; reelected November 3, 1908, as a nominee of the same parties; from 1910 to 1912 again held the position of Deputy Sheriff in San Francisco; elected to the Senate from the Twenty-fourth Senatorial District of San Francisco November 3, 1910, on the Republican ticket.

 

25. LESTER GRANT BURNETT (Republican) is a native of San Francisco, where he was born August 7, 1867; he received his education in the public schools, St. Matthew's Hall at San Mateo, Trinity School at San Francisco the University of California, and Hastings College of the Law; he is practicing his profession of attorney at law, with residence in his native city; elected State Senator from Twenty-fifth District November 3, 1908.

 

26. GEORGE WILDER CARTWRIGHT (Democrat) was born in Coles County, Illinois, November 9, 1865, but in July of 1869 removed to California, and received his education in the public schools of this State, together with individual instruction at home; he settled in Fresno County, and in 1896 was elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-second District; in 1898 he was elected County Clerk; on March 12, 1903, he was admitted to practice as a lawyer; elected State Senator from the Twenty-sixth District November 6, 1906; reelected State Senator from Twenty-sixth District November 8, 1910.

 

27. GEORGE S. WALKER (Republican) was born at Santa Rosa, California, September 21, 1874, and educated in the public schools of this State; he made his home in Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, engaged for a time in the newspaper and printing business, and then became assistant postmaster at San Jose. In November of 1900 he was elected Member of the Assembly from Santa Clara County, and reelected in 1902; elected State Senator from the Twenty-seventy District November 6, 1906, to fill out the unexpired term of Eli Wright; on November 3, 1908, he was reelected for the full term; on April 10, 1911, he was appointed State Building and Loan Commissioner.

 

28. MARSHALL BLACK (Republican) was born in Delaware County, Ohio, February 19, 1870; educated at Ohio Wesleyan University and Leland Stanford, Jr. University; business, real estate and loans; was elected a Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-seventh Assembly District November, 1902; elected State Senator from Twenty-eighth District November 6, 1906, and reelected November 8, 1910.

 

29. JAMES B. HOLOHAN (Democrat) was born at Watsonville, California, on June 19, 1871. He received his education in the public schools, and is a fruit grower, with residence in his native city. On November 3, 1908, he was elected State Senator from the Twenty-ninth District.

 

30. JOHN L. AVEY (Republican) was born at Logan, Ohio, January 25, 1865; educated at Penn College, Iowa, and University of Louisville, Kentucky; physician; residence and business address, Redlands, California; elected State Senator from Thirtieth District November 8, 1910.

 

31. ARCHIBALD E. CAMPBELL (Democrat) was born at Cambria, San Luis Obispo County, California, on April 29, 1873. He was educated in Santa Clara College, and took up the profession of law. His home is at San Luis Obispo. From January of 1899 until January of 1903 he was District Attorney of his home county. He was elected State Senator from the Thirty-first District November 3, 1908.

 

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32. ELWOOD OLIVER LARKINS (Republican) was born at East Liverpool, Ohio, December 16, 1854; educated at North Missouri Normal School; attorney at law; residence and business address, Visalia, California; president Board of Education of city of Visalia for many years, also Councilman of that city; elected State Senator from Thirty-second District November 8, 1910.

 

33. LOUIS HORTON ROSEBERRY (Republican) was born at Oakland, California, February 5, 1880; graduate of Leland Stanford, Jr., University, class of '03; attorney at law; residence and business address, Santa Barbara; elected State Senator from Thirty-third District November 3, 1908; appointed attorney for State Board of Health September 12, 1911.

 

34. LEE C. GATES (Republican) was born in Preble County, Ohio, April 4, 1856; educated in common schools of Ohio and Indiana; read law at Dayton, Ohio; admitted to the bar in 1881; came to California in 1891; resides at Los Angeles, where he is practicing law, but specializing as chief counsel of the Title and Trust Insurance and Trust Company in real estate law; elected State Senator from Thirty-fourth District November 8, 1910.

 

35. NEWTON WARNER THOMPSON (Republican) was born at Pulaski, New York State, September 16, 1865; he was educated in the common schools and at Pulaski Academy; he came to California in 1885 and is an examiner of titles, with residence at Alhambra, Los Angeles County; he has served as President of the City Board of Trustees ad President of the City High School Board; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-ninth District November 8, 1904; reelected November 6, 1906, on the Republican, Democratic and Non-Partisan tickets; elected on the Republican ticket as State Senator for the Thirty-fifth District November 3, 1908.

 

36. CHARLES WEBSTER BELL (Republican) was born at Albany, New York, June 11, 1858, and educated in the public schools; in September of 1877 he came to California, and is now in the real estate business in Pasadena; he has held the positions of Deputy County Clerk and clerk of the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County, and in 1898 was elected County Clerk; elected State Senator from the Thirty-sixth District, on the Non-Partisan and Democratic tickets, November 6, 1906; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

37. HENRY M. HURD (Republican) was born at Rochelle, Illinois, June 26, 1866; received his early education in public schools of his home town; later, attended the University of Southern California Law School; attorney at law; business address, 407 Central Building, Los Angeles; elected State Senator from Thirty-seventh District November 3, 1908.

 

38. LESLIE RANDALL HEWITT (Republican) was born at Olympia, Washington, September 12, 1867; educated in Los Angeles public and high schools, and at University of California; attorney at law; business address, 621 Merchants' Trust Building, Los Angeles, California; Assistant City Attorney of Los Angeles, 1899-1906, and City Attorney of that city, 1906-1910; elected State Senator from Thirty-eighth district November 8, 1910.

 

39. MIGUEL ESTUDILLO (Republican) was born at San Bernardino, California, September 20, 1870; educated in public schools and at Santa Clara College; attorney at law; residence and business address, Riverside, California; elected Member of Assembly from Seventy-eighth District November 8, 1904; reelected November 6, 1906; elected State Senator from Thirty-ninth District November 3, 1908.

 

40. LEROY A. WRIGHT (Republican) was born at New London, Indiana, February 10, 1863; educated at State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas; attorney at law; residence and business address, San Diego; served as President of Park Commission and as President of the Board of Library Trustees of city of San Diego; elected State Senator from Fortieth District November 6, 1906, and reelected from same district November 8, 1910.

 

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ATTACHES OF SENATE

 

WALTER N. PARRISH (Republican) was born in San Francisco September 23, 1876; graduate of Boys' High School, San Francisco; Private Secretary, Superintendent Stockton State Hospital; residence, Stockton, California; admitted to bar July 1, 1909; elected Secretary of the Senate January 1, 1911.

 

W. H. WRIGHT (Republican) was born in Middleboro, Massachusetts, August 10, 1867; came to California in 1870; graduated from the State Normal School at Los Angeles in 1885; taught school from 1885 to 1893; was United States Storekeeper in 1893 and 1894; Assistant Superintendent of Schools of Los Angeles County from 1895 to 1897; taught school from 1897 to 1900, during which time he served on the County Board of Education and was president of that body during the last year of his term. Was in the book and stationery business in Los Angeles from 1900 until 1903; Deputy County Clerk of Los Angeles County in 1904; Assistant Secretary of the Senate, 1905; Assistant Clerk of the Assembly, 1907; Minute Clerk of the Senate, 1909; First Assistant Secretary of the Senate, 1911; County Statistician of Los Angeles County from 1907 to 1910; at present is Real Estate Valuation Deputy in the office of the County Assessor of Los Angeles County.

 

HARVEY P. TRAVERS (Republican) was born in Oakland, California; attended the grammar and high schools of that city, and the University of California, also College of Physicians and Surgeons of San Francisco, receiving a degree of D.D.S. He was appointed as Assistant Secretary of the Senate in 1905 and reappointed to the same position in 1907, 1909, and 1911.

 

FRANK MATTISON (Republican) was born at Santa Cruz, California, February 5, 1860, and received a common school education. His business is that of searcher of records, with residence in his native city. From 1891 to 1903 he was Assessor of Santa Cruz County, and from 1903 to 1907 was a member of the State...

 

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...Board of Equalization. He is a member of the Board of Monterey Custom House Trustees and of the Board of Colton Hall Trustees; appointed Assistant Clerk of the Senate at the session of 1909 and again in 1911.

 

HENRY H. WYMAN (Republican) was born at Westminster, Massachusetts, March 6, 1849, attended the public schools at Garden, Massachusetts, and graduated from Brown University, at Providence, Rhode Island, in 1871. At New York City, on March 8, 1876, he was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in the Paulist Order. Father Wyman is Superior of the Paulist Fathers in California and pastor of St. Mary's (Old Cathedral) Church at San Francisco. He was elected Chaplain of the California Senate at the session of 1909.

 

JOSEPH L. COUGHLIN (Republican) was born in Oakland, April 16, 1880. He received his education in the public and parochial schools and at St. Mary's College. In 1903-05 he was Deputy City Auditor; in 1905-09 Deputy Superintendent of Streets, and is now Deputy City Treasurer. He was elected Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate January 1, 1911.

 

MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY

 

1. GEORGE EDWARD MALONE (Republican) was born in Lincoln, Placer County, California, February 22, 1880; educated in public schools of Siskiyou County and San Francisco; dentist; business address, Dunsmuir, California; was elected Member of the Assembly November 8, 1910.

 

2. WILLIAM KEHOE (Republican) was born at Greenwood, Mendocino County, California, September 12, 1876; he finished his education at the University of Michigan, and is an attorney at law by profession, with residence at Eureka, Humboldt County; elected Member of the Assembly from the Second District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

3. GUSTAVUS A. JASPER (Republican) was born in Swampscott, Massachusetts, June 28, 1867; educated in public schools of that state; newspaper publisher; business address, Fortuna, Humboldt County, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Third District November 8, 1910.

 

4. JAMES HALAR TIBBITS (Republican) was born at Newton Copper Mine, Amador County, California; received a common school education; miner; business address, Redding California; was Member of the Assembly during the Thirty-first session, representing Amador County; on November 8, 1910, was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fourth District.

 

5. HARRY POLSLEY (Democrat) was born at Clarinda, Page County, Iowa, February 6, 1858; in 1863, at the age of five years, he came with his parents to California, crossing the plains with a team of oxen, and for a time attended the public schools of Nevada and Colusa counties; resides in Tehama County, seventeen miles northwest of Red Bluff; is engaged in real estate business in Red Bluff; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifth District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

6. W. D. L. HELD (Republican) was born in San Francisco, October 24, 1874; educated in public schools; attorney at law; business address, Ukiah, California; elected Member of the Assembly in 1904, 1906, and 1910; served in thirty-sixth, thirty-seventy and thirty-ninth sessions of that body.

 

7. JOHN HUDSON GUILL, JR. (Democrat) was born at Chico, December 28, 1879; graduate of State Normal School, Chico, class of '99, and the University of California, class of '03; farmer and dairyman; business address, Chico, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventh District November 8, 1910.

 

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8. ARTHUR H. HEWITT (Republican) was born in Windsor County, Vermont, May 10, 1858, and graduated from the normal school of that State; took up his residence in California in September, 1878, and is a lawyer at Yuba City, Sutter County; he was a member of the County Board of Education for ten years, and County Clerk of Sutter County for three terms; elected Member of the Assembly from the Eighth District November 6, 1906; reelected November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910; on January 2, 1911, elected Speaker of the Assembly; on April 18, 1912, appointed member of Board of Trustees of the State Library.

 

9. FRANK M. RUTHERFORD (Republican) was born in Wyandotte, Butte County, California, October 6, 1866; educated in public schools and a graduate of State Normal School at San Jose; attorney at law; residence, Truckee, California; was District Attorney for Nevada County, and is one of the Trustees of the State Normal School at Chico; was Member of the Assembly during the thirty-fourth and thirty-eighth sessions of the Legislature; elected Member of the Assembly from the Ninth District November 8, 1910.

 

10. EDWIN CLARK GAYLORD (Progressive Republican) was born near Omaha, Nebraska, April 23, 1860; received education in public schools of Rocklin, California, and Oakland; engaged in mining in El Dorado and Placer Counties; elected Member of the Assembly from the Tenth District November 8, 1910.

 

11. FERDINAND G. STEVENOT (Republican) was born in Oakland, California, August 15, 1877; educated in the public schools; came to Calaveras County at the age of three years; is engaged in mining and stock raising; elected Member of the Assembly from the Eleventh District November 8, 1910.

 

12. JOHN LINDSAY MENDENDALL (Democrat) was born in North Carolina, November 6, 1866; educated in public schools of North Carolina; stockman; residence, Williams, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twelfth District November 3, 1908, and reelected November 8, 1910.

 

13. JAMES W. HAMILTON (Republican) was born in Woodburn, Illinois, November 18, 1860; educated at Manhattan Agricultural College, Kansas; commission broker; business address, 28 Keller street, Petaluma; for seven years Deputy County Treasurer of Marion County, Kansas; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirteenth District November 8, 1910.

 

14. HERBERT W. SLATER (Democrat) is a native of Hereford, England, born August 20, 1874; he was educated at collegiate school and college in England. For fifteen years he has been engaged in newspaper work in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, where he is city editor of the Press-Democrat and staff correspondent of a metropolitan daily. He resides in Santa Rosa, and is prominently identified in fraternal circles; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fourteenth District November, 1910.

 

15. WALTER B. GRIFFITHS (Republican) is a native of Humboldt County, California, born July 6, 1875; he is a farmer, with residence at Monticello, Napa County; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifteenth District November 3, 1908, reelected November 8, 1910.

 

16. LAWRENCE H. WILSON (Democrat) was born in Windsor, Sonoma County, California, January 15, 1879; attended grammar schools and business college and studied law in law offices; attorney at law; business address, Woodland, Yolo County, California; was Member of the Assembly during the thirty-eighth session of the Legislature, representing the Sixteenth District, from which he was again elected November 8, 1910.

 

17. CHARLES A. BLISS (Republican) was born at Forest Home, Amador County, California, September 3, 1871; received a common school education, later attended a private school at Sacramento, to which he removed in the year 1891, and where he has since resided; attorney at law; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventeenth District November 8, 1910.

 

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18. JOHN C. MARCH (Republican) was born in Chico, August 20, 1864; educated in public schools; attorney; business address, Ochsner Building, Sacramento; Police Judge of city of Sacramento from 1903 to 1909; resigned to resume practice of law; elected Member of the Assembly from the Eighteenth District November 8, 1910.

 

19. EDWARD J. LYNCH (Republican) was born in Franklin County, New York, June 1, 1860; received a common and high school education; farmer and stock raiser; business address, Walsh Station, Sacramento County, California; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Nineteenth District November 8, 1904; reelected November 6, 1906, and again elected from same district November 8, 1910; died November 24, 1912.

 

20. JOHN ROCHE CRONIN (Republican) is a native of Ireland, born November 1, 1873, and received his education in the national schools of his birthplace and in the evening schools of the city of San Francisco. He came to California in May of 1889. While conducting a blacksmith shop he studied law, and was admitted to practice by the District Court of Appeal for the Third Judicial District on July 20, 1908; he now resides at Benicia, Solano County; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twentieth District November 8, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

21. GEORGE HILLARY HARLAN (Republican) was born in San Francisco June 3, 1877; educated in schools at Sausalito and at San Rafael High School, University of California, and Hastings College of the Law; attorney at law; business address, San Rafael, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-first District November 8, 1910.

 

22. MADISON RALPH JONES (Republican) was born in Martinez, California, December 15, 1872; educated at Martinez Grammar School, Oakland High School, University of California, and Columbian University; attorney at law; business address, Martinez, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-second District November 8, 1910.

 

23. ELMER HOOVER McGOWEN (Republican) was born in Hartford, Coffey County, Kansas, November 15, 1874; received his education in the public schools of Kansas, Harper Normal School, Kansas State Normal School, and Zanerian College of Columbia, Ohio; was for eighteen years a teacher, and is now cashier of the Union Safe Deposit Bank of Stockton; address, 801 West Flora street, Stockton, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-third District November 8, 1910.

 

24. JAMES WILSON STUCKENBRUCK (Democrat) was born at Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, December 14, 1857, and received a common school education; he came to California in August of 1904, and is a blacksmith, in business at Acampo, San Joaquin County; before coming to this State he served for five years at Postmaster at Coon Rapids, Iowa, and received a civil service appointment from Kansas as Industrial Teacher in the Indian Department; for three years he served in the Quartermaster's department at Fort Bayard, New Mexico; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-fourth District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

25. THOMAS F. GRIFFIN (Democrat) was born at Columbia, Tuolumne County, California, November 3, 1873; educated in public schools of State; attorney at law; business address, Modesto, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-fifth District November 8, 1910.

 

26. DAN EDWIN WILLIAMS (Republican) was born at Vallejo, California, October 30, 1876, and received his education in the common schools of Napa County, later attending Oakland High School and Stanford University; followed railroading and mining until the loss of a hand in a quartz mill necessitated a change of his calling; became a teacher in the public schools. He resides at Chinese Camp, Tuolumne County, elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-sixth District November 8, 1910.

 

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27. GEORGE WASHINGTON WYLLIE (Republican) was born in Keokuk, Iowa, February 12, 1856; educated in normal schools of Iowa; teacher, banker and vineyardist, Dinuba, California; member of Board of Education of Dinuba; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-seventh District November 8, 1908, and reelected November 8, 1910.

 

28. ANDREW M. CUNNINGHAM (Republican) was born in San Francisco July 24, 1870; educated in public schools; stevedore; residence, 221 Harrison street, San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-eighth District November 8, 1910.

 

29. DANIEL RIMLINGER (Republican) was born in San Francisco, January 4, 1872; educated in public schools of native city; merchant; business address, 195 Third street, San Francisco; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-ninth District November 8, 1910.

 

30. JOHN E. MULLALLY (Republican) was born in San Francisco October 22, 1874; attended public schools of San Francisco and St. Joseph's College; merchant; business address, 118 Eighth street, San Francisco; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirtieth District November 8, 1910; died January 15, 1912.

 

31. WALTER ANGUS McDONALD (Republican) was born in San Francisco September 15, 1881; educated in public schools of San Francisco; drayman; business address, 2744 Sixteenth street, San Francisco; elected a Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-first District November 8, 1910.

 

32. WILLIAM P. KENNEDY (Republican) was born in Ireland November 24, 1879; educated in public schools on San Francisco; sign and pictorial painter and decorator, San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-second District November 8, 1910.

 

33. JAMES JOSEPH RYAN (Republican) was born in San Francisco, May 9, 1880; educated at St. Peter's School, San Francisco; State organizer Foresters of America; residence, 3252 Harrison street, San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-third District November 8, 1910.

 

34. THOMAS JOSEPH FEELEY (Republican) was born in San Francisco, March 1, 1879; educated in public schools of San Francisco; clerk in Sheriff's office, San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-fourth District November 8, 1910.

 

35. FREDERICK CARSTEN GERDES (Republican) is a native of San Francisco, born February 29, 1880, and educated in the public schools; he learned the trade of brickmason, but is at present engaged in the drayage business; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-fifth District November 3, 1908, as the nominee of the Republican and Union Labor parties; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

36. HENRY NIXON BEATTY (Republican) was born at San Francisco, June 3, 1867; he attended grammar school and the Boy's High School of his native city, spent two years at the University of California, graduated from the Hastings College of the Law, and is a practicing attorney, with residence at San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-sixth District November 3, 1908, as the nominee of the Republican and Union Labor parties; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

37. EDWARD P. WALSH (Democrat) was born in San Francisco, January 16, 1867; educated in parochial and public schools; deputy in County Recorder's Office, San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-seventh District November 8, 1910.

 

38. EDWARD J. D. NOLAN (Republican) was born in San Francisco, August 30, 1880; attended Sacred Heart College, San Francisco; merchant; business address, 38 Third street, San Francisco; was Postmaster at Pinogrande, El Dorado County, and acted as Deputy County Clerk and Deputy Sheriff of that county; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-eighth District November 8, 1910.

 

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39 WALTER THOMAS LYON (Democrat) was born at Iowa Hill, Placer County, California, March 8, 1861; educated in public schools of State; publisher; business address 320 Sixth avenue, San Francisco; postmaster of Selma, California, 1894; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-ninth District November 8, 1910.

 

40. MILTON L. SCHMITT (Republican) was born in San Francisco, February 4, 1877; educated in public schools of San Francisco, at the University of California, and Hastings College of the Law; attorney at law; business address, 460 Montgomery street, San Francisco; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fortieth District November 3, 1908, and reelected from same district November 8, 1910.

 

41. NATHAN COOMBS COGHLAN (Republican) was born at San Francisco, April 5, 1875; he is a self-educated man, and an attorney by profession; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-first District November 8, 1904, as a Republican; reelected November 6, 1906, on the Republican and Democratic tickets; reelected November 3, 1908, on the Republican and Union Labor tickets; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

42. ARTHUR JOEL (Republican) was born in San Francisco, July 25, 1881; educated in public schools of that city, and at Leland Stanford Jr. University; attorney at law; business address 620 Mills Building, San Francisco, elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-second District November 8, 1910.

 

43. FRANK N. RODGERS (Republican) was born in Portland, Oregon, September 2, 1882; educated in public school of Portland; bookkeeper; business address, San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-third District November 8, 1910.

 

44. VICTOR ALBERT SBRAGIA (Republican) was born in San Francisco, September 21, 1884; educated in public schools of San Francisco; clerk' residence, 650 California street, San Francisco, elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-fourth District November 8, 1910.

 

45. DISMO MARIO DENEGRI (Republican) was born in San Francisco, March 30, 1882; graduate of Washington Grammar School and Polytechnic High School, San Francisco, and College of Physicians and Surgeons; pharmacist and chemist; business address, 498 Broadway, San Francisco; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-fifth District November 8, 1910.

 

46. ANTONE AUGUSTINE ROGERS (Republican) was born in San Leandro, California, August 16, 1875; educated in public schools of Alameda County and at Heald's Business College; attorney at law; business address, Courthouse, Oakland, California; in Alameda County held the position of Deputy Tax Collector for four years; Deputy County Clerk for six years, and is now Deputy District Attorney of Alameda County; also President of Board of Library Trustees, city of San Leandro, Alameda County; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-sixth District November 8, 1910.

 

47. SUMNER CROSBY (Republican) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, November 12, 1878; educated at Harvard University; lumber dealer; business address, 917 Balboa Building, San Francisco; Councilman in Alameda City, 1909-1911; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-seventh District November 8, 1910.

 

48. ROBERT JOSEPH CALLAGHAN (Republican) was born in San Francisco, California; educated in public and private schools; general agent, insurance; business address, First National Bank Building, Broadway, Oakland, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-eighth District November 8, 1910.

 

49. GEORGE FITZGERALD (Republican) was born in Oakland, California, June 2, 1869; educated in public schools; plumber; business address, 1313 Broadway, Oakland; member of City Council of Oakland, 1901-1907; plumbing inspector...

 

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...of Oakland; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-ninth District November 8, 1910.

 

50. WILLIAM CARTER CLARK (Republican) was born in Foxcroft, Maine, October 13, 1869; educated in public schools and University of California; home address, 61 Montecito avenue, Oakland; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fiftieth District November 8, 1910.

 

51. FRANK MILTON SMITH (Republican) was born in Albion, Mendocino County, California, December 8, 1868; received a public school education; residence, 1459 Twenty-fourth avenue, Oakland; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-first District November 8, 1910.

 

52. CLEMENT C. YOUNG (Republican) is a native of New Hampshire, born April 28, 1869, but came to California with his parents in May of the following year; is a graduate of the University of California, class of 1892; until the fire of 1906 he was head of the English Department of the Lowell High School at San Francisco, when, after a service of nearly fourteen years in that institution, he resigned to take up the business of real estate, in which he is now engaged, with residence at Berkeley; is the author of a text-book in English which is widely used in the high schools of California; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-second District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

53. HENRY WARD BROWN (Republican) was born at Orland, Hancock County, Maine, October 18, 1852; educated at Columbian University and Law School (now George Washington University), Washington, D.C.; admitted to the bar in 1875; came to California in 1876; graduate of Hastings College of the Law, class of 1893; Assistant and Deputy U.S. Shipping Commissioner at San Francisco from 1889 to 1893; Member of the Assembly from San Mateo County, Fifty-third Assembly District, sessions 1899, 1901, 1903, and 1911; now engaged in the practice of the law.

 

54. JOHN B. MAHER (Democrat) is a native of Wisconsin, born November 11, 1852, and received a high school education in his native state; came to California in May, 1875; lumber merchant, residing at Santa Cruz; was a member of the City Council, Santa Cruz, for fifteen years; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-fourth District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

55. ROBERT L. TELFER (Republican) is a native of Detroit, Michigan, born October 16, 1877, and educated in grammar and technical schools; in 1887 came to California, and is in the printing and publishing business, with residence at San Jose; elected Member of the Assembly from Santa Clara County, Fifty-fifth District, in 1908 and in 1910.

 

56. LEWIS DAN BOHNETT (Republican) was born in Campbell, Santa Clara County, California, March, 1880; educated in public schools and Campbell Union High School; graduate University of California, class of '06; attorney at law; business address, Bank of San Jose Building, San Jose, California; Deputy County Clerk of Santa Clara County, 1907-08; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-sixth District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

57. DANIEL R. HAYES (Republican) is a native of San Francisco, born January 28, 1868; he was educated in the public schools, and is a plasterer, with residence in San Jose; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-seventh District November 3, 1908, as the nominee of the Republican and Independence League parties, and reelected November 8, 1910.

 

58. WILLIAM READ FLINT (Republican) was born at San Juan Bautista, California, March 13, 1869, and educated in the public schools of this State; he is a stock raiser, and resides at Hollister in San Benito County; in 1892 he was Commissioner for Madera County; in 1899 and 1900 he saw service in the United States...

 

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...Army at the Philippine Islands; in 1906 he was chosen president of the Fremont Memorial Association; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-eighth District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

59. CHARLES B. ROSENDALE (Republican) was born in New York City, May 29, 1874, and came to California when quite young. He graduated from the Lincoln Grammar School in San Francisco in 1889, and attended the San Francisco Boys' High School. He graduated from Leland Stanford Junior University with the class of 1895, and was admitted to the practice of the law on January 4, 1897. He has been practicing in Monterey County for the past twelve years. Elected member of the Assembly from Monterey County, Fifty-ninth District, in 1910.

 

60. WILBER F. CHANDLER (Republican) was born in Illinois, April 8, 1855; educated in common schools; farmer; business address, Fresno, California; elected Member of the Assembly in 1900, 1904, 1906 and in 1910, and served in that branch of the Legislature in the thirty-fourth, thirty-sixth, thirty-seventh and thirty-ninth sessions, and in the several extra sessions thereof.

 

61. WILLIAM ANGUS SUTHERLAND (Republican) was born in Oakland, California, January 26, 1873; educated at Leland Stanford Jr., University; attorney at law; business address, Farmers' National Bank building, Fresno, California; elected Member of the Assembly from the sixty-first district November 8, 1910.

 

62. FRANK J. WALKER (Republican) was born in Siskiyou County, California, on January 12, 1865. He was educated in the public schools of his native county and at college in San Francisco; was principal in the public schools of Siskiyou and Orange counties. He was admitted to the bar by the Supreme Court of California and practiced law in the city of Lemoore. Elected member of the Assembly from the Sixty-second District November 8, 1910. Died at Sacramento, January 3, 1912.

 

63. JOHN F. BECKETT (Republican) was born in Polk County, Iowa, February 19, 1847; educated in the public schools of Oregon and California and in Sotoyome Institute at Healdsburg, California; taught fourteen years in the public schools of San Luis Obispo County, and served as county superintendent of schools from 1880 to 1883; was one of the county commissioners to the California Mid-Winter fair, and has been engaged in real estate business since 1885; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-third District, November 8, 1910.

 

64. CHARLES LEO PREISKER (Republican) was born in Visalia, California, August 15, 1885; educated in Santa Maria public and high schools, and at Hastings College of the Law; attorney at law; business address, Santa Maria, California; now city attorney of Santa Maria; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-fourth District November 8, 1910.

 

65. DAVID WALLACE MOTT (Republican) was born in Bangor, New York, May 8, 1855; educated at University of Michigan; physician and surgeon, business address, Santa Paula, Ventura County, California; served as member of board of school trustees of Santa Paula for eighteen years, and as city trustee of that city; elected as Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-fifth District November 8, 1910.

 

66. FRED H. HALL (Democrat) was born in Visalia, California, May 17, 1868; educated in public schools; engaged in nursery business for many years; in Sheriff's office of Tulare County for nearly twenty years; is now engaged in farming and oil business; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-sixth District November 8, 1910.

 

67. HARVEY GEORGE CATTELL (Republican) was born at Harrisville, Ohio, October 1, 1861; he attended the common schools and Penn College, Iowa; in December of 1902 he came to California, and is in the van, truck and storage business at Pasadena, where he is a member of the City Council; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-seventh District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

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68. PRESCOTT FRANKLIN COGSWELL (Republican) was born at Thamesford, Ontario, October 23, 1859; he was educated in the Ingersoll, Ontario, high school and Albert University, Belleville, Ontario; he came to California December 25, 1883, and is a horticulturist and banker, with residence at El Monte, Los Angeles County; secretary of the Union High School Board; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-eighth District November 6, 1906, on the Republican and Non-Partisan tickets; reelected November 3, 1908, on the Republican ticket; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

69. WILLIAM E. HINSHAW (Republican) was born in Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana, September 22, 1868; educated in Lynn High School, Indiana; engaged in real estate business at Long Beach, California; held office at Police Commissioner and as member of Board of Public Works of that city; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-ninth District November 8, 1910.

 

70. EDWIN M. BUTLER (Republican) was born in Missouri, August 3, 1859; educated in common schools and University at Lincoln, Ill.; physician; business address, 1198 West Thirty-fifth street, Los Angeles; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventieth District November 8, 1910.

 

71. LYMAN FARWELL (Republican) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, December 18, 1864; educated in common and high schools of native city and in Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass., and Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France; architect; business address, 618-619 Fay Building, Los Angeles; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-first District November 8, 1910.

 

72. HENRY STANLEY BENEDICT (Republican) was born at Boonville, Missouri, February 20, 1878; educated at University of Southern California; attorney at law; business address, 341 South Hill street, Los Angeles; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-second District November 8, 1910.

 

73. HENRY HERBERT LYON (Republican) was born in Los Angeles April 17, 1879; educated in public schools; served as a member of the City Council of Los Angeles for 1906-1910; Assistant Deputy Commissioner Bureau of Labor Statistics, located at Los Angeles; business address, 812 Higgins block; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-third District November 8, 1910.

 

74. CHARLES HIRAM RANDALL (Republican) was born in Auburn, Nebraska, July 23, 1865; received a common school education; newspaper publisher; business address, 5711 Pasadena avenue, Los Angeles; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-fourth District November 8, 1910; member of Board of Park Commissioners of Los Angeles.

 

75. WILLIAM A. LAMB (Republican) was born at Mystic, Connecticut, February 1, 1844; educated in public schools of Norwich and New Britain, Connecticut; is alumnus and post-graduate of Andover, Massachusetts, Theological Seminary, held positions of Park Commissioner, 1905-1907, and Playground Commissioner, 1908-1910, of the city of Los Angeles. Elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-fifth District November 8, 1910.

 

76. CORNELIUS G. H. BENNINK (Republican) was born in Holland October 27, 1842; came to Boston in 1846; educated in Cambridge, Massachusetts; merchant; business address, Ontario, San Bernardino County, California; member of Council of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1880-1885, President of Council 1885; Member of Massachusetts House of Representatives 1886-1887; served in Army of the Potomac three years and two months; came to California in 1895; elected Member of the Assembly in 1899 and 1902. Elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-sixth District November 8, 1910.

 

77. CLYDE BISHOP (Republican) was born in Chicago, Illinois, on May 23, 1874. He arrived in California on the 6th day of January, 1882, and was admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court on April 15, 1902. He was first elected to the Assembly in November, 1906, and served in the session of 1907; was...

 

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...again elected in 1910, and served in the session of 1911. He enlisted as a non-commissioned officer in Company L, Seventh California Volunteer Infantry, on May 5, 1898, and served until the muster out of the regiment, after the war with Spain.

 

78. GEORGE ROBERT FREEMAN (Republican) was born March 18, 1867, at Galesville, Wisconsin; educated in the public schools and Galesville University; studied law in his father's office and attended the Columbian University of Law at Washington, D.C., and Chicago College of Law at Chicago, Illinois; came to California in 1891; was Deputy County Clerk of San Bernardino County for two years; then went to Corona, in Riverside County, where he has since resided and practiced law; has held the office of City Attorney of Corona for nearly ten years and is a member of Board of Library Trustees of that city; was nominated and elected to the Legislature of this State on the Republican ticket in 1910 from Riverside County, the Seventy-eighth Assembly District.

 

79. EDWARD C. HINKLE (Republican) was born in Mattoon, Illinois, October 14, 1867; came to California with parents when a boy; educated in public schools, at University of the Pacific, San Jose, and took a special course at Leland Stanford Junior University; residence, San Diego; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-ninth District November 3, 1908; reelected November 8, 1910.

 

80. FRED E. JUDSON (Republican) was born in Sonoma County, California, June 30, 1869; educated in public schools of San Diego County; dairyman and fruit grower; business address, Escondido, California, R.F.D. 1; elected Member of the Assembly from the Eightieth District November 8, 1910.

 

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ATTACHES OF THE ASSEMBLY

 

LLEWELLYN BELL MALLORY (Republican) was born in Platsmouth, Nebraska, October 23, 1871; he came to California at the age of sixteen, attended Napa College and finished his university course at Leland Stanford Junior University with class of '97; real estate and general brokerage; business address, Los Gatos; he was Assistant Chief Clerk of the Assembly during the thirty-eighth session, and was elected Chief Clerk of the Assembly, thirty-ninth session, 1911.

 

THOMAS G. WALKER (Republican) was born at Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California, January 19, 1869, and was educated in the public schools of his native city; for a time he engaged in farming a large tract of land which he owned in Monterey County, but for several years past has made his home in San Francisco; he has served as Assistant Clerk of the Assembly during the sessions of 1901, 1903, 1905, 1907, 1909, and 1911.

 

REV. FRANK KLINE BAKER, D.D. (Republican), is a native on Pennsylvania, born May 4, 1866; he was educated in the public schools of his native city, and graduated from the Juniata College, Huntington, Pa., 1887, and the Boston University School of Theology, 1900; was licenses as a Methodist preacher in his native state in 1887; entered the ministry of the California Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1888; has served pastorates at Sonora, Oakland, Ione, San Francisco, and Santa Cruz, and is now pastor of the First Church in Sacramento; he is the author of several small church histories, and has always identified himself with movements for civic betterment; elected Chaplain of the Assembly January 3, 1911.

 

EDWARD H. WHYTE (Republican) was born in Shingle Springs, El Dorado County, July 17, 1869; moved to Sacramento with parents in 1871; educated at Brothers' College, Sacramento; elected Sergeant-at-Arms of the thirty-ninth session of the California Legislature; appointed Parole Officer and State Agent of California, 1911.

 

EDW. E. REESE (Republican) was born August 2, 1880, in Sacramento County, California. He graduated from the University of California in 1903; was Sheriff of Sacramento County from February 10, 1910, until January 1, 1911. Appointed Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms of the Assembly at the session of 1911.

 

MEMBERS OF THE SENATE

 

FORTIETH SESSION

(Other than those who served during Thirty-ninth Session)

 

7. PHILIP CHARLES COHN (Democrat) was born in New York City, July 6, 1854; was educated in the public schools of Mobile, Alabama; came to California in 1874; merchant and fruit grower; was elected State Senator from the Seventh District November 5, 1912.

 

9. JAS. C. OWENS, Dist. 9 (Has photo but no bio)

 

19. EDWIN E. GRANT (Democrat) was born in San Francisco, August 2, 1887; attended public schools of State, graduating from Lodi High School in 1905, and completed California law course; engaged in colonization of lands; was elected State Senator from the Nineteenth District November 5, 1912.

 

15. ARTHUR HASTINGS BREED (Republican) was born in San Francisco, November 27, 1865; resides in Oakland; received his education in the public schools of San Francisco; is engaged in real estate business; served as Auditor and Assessor of the city of Oakland for eight years; was elected State Senator from the Fifteenth District, November 5, 1912.

 

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27. FRANK HENRY BENSON (Republican) was born March 21, 1873; resides in San Jose; attended San Jose grammar and high schools, Leland Stanford Junior University and University of California; is an attorney at law; has served as Justice of the Peace and City Attorney of the city of San Jose; was elected State Senator from the Twenty-seventh District, November 5, 1912.

 

28. HERBERT C. JONES (Republican) was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, September 20, 1880; came to California in 1894; resides in San Jose; attended the common schools of San Jose, the San Jose high school; graduated from Leland Stanford Junior University with class of '02, and from Stanford law school with the class of '04, and is now a practicing attorney; was at a special election held on January 2, 1913 to recall Senator Marshall Black, elected to succeed him as State Senator from that district for the unexpired term.

 

36. WILLIAM J. CARR (Republican-Progressive) was born in Batavia, Illinois, September 12, 1879; resides in Pasadena; received his education in the public schools, and at University of Wisconsin; came to California in 1906; attorney at law; was Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of the city of Manila, P. I., from 1903 to 1905; also City Attorney of city of Pasadena from December, 1910, to 1913; was elected State Senator from the Thirty-sixth District to succeed Charles W. Bell, Congressman-elect, November 5, 1912.

 

37. WILLIAM E. BROWN (Republican-Progressive) was born in Rochester, New York; came to California in 1882; resides in Los Angeles; is engaged in manufacturing business; was elected State Senator from the Thirty-seventh District, November 5, 1912.

 

39. JOHN NELSON ANDERSON (Republican) was born at Keene, Ontario, Canada, in 1864; resides at Santa Ana, where he is engaged in the practice of the law; received his education in the common and high schools of Oakwood, Ontario, Canada, at Trinity University, and Osgood Hall law school, both in Toronto, Ontario; came to California in 1892; was elected State Senator from the Thirty-ninth District in 1903, and for the term of 1904-08; was again elected State Senator from same district, November 5, 1912.

 

MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY

 

1. WILLIAM BUCKNER SHEARER (Democrat) was born in Yreka, where he now resides, December 22, 1861; received a grammar school education; is engaged in the mercantile business; was elected member of the Assembly from the First District, November 5, 1912.

 

2. H. C. NELSON (Republican-Progressive) was born in German, October 25, 1886; came to California in 1887; resides at Eureka; educated at Eureka High School and at Leland Stanford Junior University, attorney at law; was elected Member of Assembly from the Second District, November 5, 1912.

 

3. C. WILLIAM WHITE (Republican) was born at Weaverville, August 30, 1886, where he now resides, and is engaged in the practice of the law; received his education in the public schools of Oregon and California, Santa Clara College and San Jose Normal; was elected Member of Assembly from the Third District, November 5, 1912.

 

4. ALBERT FRANKLIN SHARTEL (Republican-Progressive) was born in Modoc County, February 3, 1872; resides in Alturas; educated in public schools of California and at Ohio Wesleyan University and Valparaiso University, Indiana; attorney at law; newspaper man; was elected Member of Assembly from the Fourth District, November 5, 1912.

 

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6. THOMAS JACKSON WELDON (Democrat) was born in Tennessee; came to California in 1887; resides at Ukiah; received a common school education; attorney at law; was elected Member of the Assembly November 5, 1912.

 

9. GEORGE B. FINNEGAN (Democrat) was born in Vermont, January 16, 1871; resides in Nevada City; graduate of Berkeley High School 1893, University of California 1897; post-graduate 1898-99; lawyer; was elected Member of Assembly from the Ninth District, November 5, 1912.

 

8. JOSEPH ALFRED MURRAY (Republican) was born in Yolo County, June 25, 1860; resides in Woodland; received common school education; real estate; was elected Member of Assembly from the Eighth District, November 5, 1912.

 

10. WILEY SMITH KILLINGSWORTH, SR. (Democrat) was born in Williston, South Carolina, August 29, 1861; resides at Vacaville; educated at Wofford College, South Carolina, and at University of Maryland; came to California in 1892; fruit grower and shipper; Member of Assembly thirty-fifth session from Solano County; was elected Member of Assembly from the Tenth District, November 5, 1912.

 

11. JAMES MADISON PALMER (Democrat) was born in Napa County, May 8, 1866; resides at Napa; educated in public schools; attorney at law; justice of the peace of Napa City 1900-06; elected Member of Assembly from Eleventh District, November 5, 1912.

 

12. GEORGE WILFRED LIBBY (Democrat) was born in Maine, January 27, 1869; resides at Sebastopol; received a common and high school education, and also attended business college; came to California in 1880; attorney at law; was formerly Deputy County Clerk of Sonoma County and Postmaster of Sebastopol, 1893-97; elected member of Assembly from the Twelfth District, November 5, 1912.

 

14. J. M. INMAN (Republican-Progressive) was born in Bishop, December 31, 1875; resides in Sacramento; received a common school education; attorney at law; elected Member of Assembly from the Fourteenth District, November 5, 1912.

 

16. WILL A. DOWER (Democrat) was born in Calaveras County, February 3, 1873, and now resides in San Andreas; received a grammar school education, also commercial college; attorney at law; was elected a Member of the Assembly from the Sixteenth District on November 5, 1912.

 

17. CHARLES WILLIAM BYRNES (Republican) was born in San Francisco, November 4, 1885; resides at San Rafael; received his education at Santa Clara College, Georgetown University, A. B. Hastings College of the Law, Yale University, L. B.; attorney at law; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventeenth District, November 5, 1912.

 

15. HUGH B. BRADFORD (Democrat) was born in Bruceville, Sacramento County, September 14, 1876; received his education in the schools of his native county, at the University of California, and Hastings College of the Law; is a practicing attorney; has served as Deputy District Attorney of Sacramento County, and as School Director of Sacramento; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifteenth District, November 5, 1912.

 

18. THOMAS DELBERT JOHNSTON (Republican) was born in Kirksville, Missouri, November 7, 1877; resides at Richmond; received a grammar school education; came to California in 1895; attorney at law; City Attorney of Fort Bragg; Police Judge of Richmond; Chief Deputy District Attorney of Contra Costa County; Member of Assembly, thirty-eighth session; elected Member of the Assembly from the Eighteenth District, November 5, 1912.

 

20. WILBER C. WALL (Democrat) was born in Antioch, California, January 4?, 1873; resides at Stockton; received a public school education; engaged for years in steamboat and river transportation, and is now in newspaper advertising and pub-...

 

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...lishing business; is Panama-Pacific Commissioner for San Joaquin County; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twentieth District, comprising the city of Stockton, November 5, 1912.

 

22. JOHN J. FORD, JR. (Democrat) was born in San Francisco, March 16, 1880, where he now resides; received his education in the public schools of his native city; clerk; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-second District, November 5, 1912.

 

24. WILLIAM M. COLLINS (Republican-Progressive) was born in San Francisco, June 10, 1884, where he now resides; educated at St. Peter's College; merchant; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-fourth District, November 5, 1912.

 

25. WILLIAM C. McCARTHY (Democrat) was born in San Francisco, April 12, 1884, where his residence now is; received his education at Columbia Grammar and Polytechnic High Schools; Deputy County Recorder of city and county of San Francisco; was elected a Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-fifth District, November 5, 1912.

 

26. WILLIAM B. BUSH (Republican) was born in San Francisco, January 11, 1872; received a grammar and commercial school education; is engaged in real estate and insurance business; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-sixth District, November 5, 1912.

 

28. WILLIAM STODDARD SCOTT (Republican-Progressive) was born in Woodland, September 22, 1870; resides in San Francisco; educated in public schools, and is taking a course in law; building contractor; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-eighth District, November 5, 1912.

 

29. IGNATIUS A. RICHARDSON (Democrat) was born in San Francisco, November 24, 1890, where he now resides; educated at St. Ignatius College and College of Notre Dame; is engaged in the plumbing business; elected Member of the Assembly from the Twenty-ninth District, November 5, 1912.

 

32. ARTHUR L. SHANNON (Democrat) was born in Sacramento, September 24, 1886; received his education in elementary schools of Sacramento, Sacramento High School, and at the University of California; is an attorney at law and practicing in San Francisco; was elected a Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-second District, November 5, 1912.

 

33. VICTOR J. CANEPA (Republican) was born in San Francisco, February 28, 1887, where he now resides; received his education in the public schools; is engaged in real estate and insurance business; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-third District, November 5, 1912.

 

34. GEORGE BECK (Democrat) was born in Indiana, July 20, 1853; received a common school education; came to California in 1865; engaged in general merchandise business; was Postmaster of Livermore, 1886-1890, and has served two terms as Mayor of that city; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-fourth District, November 5, 1912.

 

35. ALFRED MORGENSTERN (Republican) was born in San Francisco, January 23, 1873; resides in the city of Alameda; educated in the public schools; merchant; elected Councilman at large in city of Alameda on April 11, 1911, for term of four years; elected Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-fifth District, November 5, 1912.

 

38. DANIEL FERGUSON (Republican) was born in Ireland, October 2, 1861, and resides in Oakland; received a common school education; is Deputy Sheriff of Alameda County; was elected a Member of the Assembly from the Thirty-eighth District, November 5, 1912.

 

40. GEORGE GELDER (Republican) was born in Chicago, Ill., March 1, 1881; resides in Berkeley; received a grammar school education; came to California in...

 

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...1885, and has been here engaged as a traveling salesman; is at present a law clerk; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fortieth District, November 5, 1912.

 

43. DAVID DEKALB BOWMAN (Republican) was born near Delphi, Indiana, February 27, 1857; resides at Ben Lomond; educated in common schools of Pyrmont, Indiana, Academy of Burnettsville, and at Battle Ground College, Indiana; came to California in 1880; attorney at law, journalist and fruit grower; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-third District, November 5, 1912.

 

46. DAVID W. TULLOCH (Democrat) was born in Clark's Valley, Fresno County, August 18, 1882; resides at Oakdale; received a grammar school education, also commercial night school in San Francisco; mining, electricity, newspaper; was elected Member of the Assembly, November 5, 1912.

 

47. GEORGE ALEXANDER CLARKE (Republican-Progressive) was born in Bishop, Inyo County, California; was educated in public schools of his native county and at Inyo Academy; is engaged in farming and stock raising; served as Town Trustee of Bishop for five years; last two years was president of board; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-seventh District, November 5, 1912.

 

48. JOHN KING ALEXANDER (Democrat) was born in Brandon, Mississippi; resides in Salinas; received his education in public schools of native state and at high school, Sacramento; came to California in 1884; attorney at law; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-eighth District, November 5, 1912.

 

49. JOHN JOSEPH GRIFFIN (Democrat) was born in Merced, September 18, 1876, where he now resides; received his education in the public schools of his native city; is an attorney at law; served as Justice of the Peace of Merced for eight years; elected Member of the Assembly from the Forty-ninth District, November 5, 1912.

 

52. L. B. CARY (Republican) was born in Marseilles, Ohio, June 26, 1848; resides at Reedley; received a high school and college education; came to California in 1902; manufacturer of cement pipe and installation of modern irrigation systems; was formerly Clerk of the District Court of Cheyenne County, Nebraska; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-second District, November 5, 1912.

 

53. ABRAM B. GREEN (Republican-Progressive) was born in San Luis Obispo, May 25, 1882, where he now resides; educated in city and high schools of his native city; court reporter; elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-third District, November 5, 1912.

 

54. JOSEPH WARNER GUIBERSON (Democrat) was born in Lake County, November 26, 1865; resides in Corcoran; received his education in public schools, University of Southern California, and Woodward Business College; is a farmer and dairyman; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-fourth District, November 5, 1912.

 

56. WILLIAM EDWARD SIMPSON (Democrat) was born in Galesburg, Illinois, April 12, 1889; came to California in 1900; resides at Bakersfield; was educated in grammar and high schools of Kern County and at Leland Stanford Junior University law school; attorney at law; elected member of the Assembly from the Fifty-sixth District, November 5, 1912.

 

57. GEORGE HATCH JOHNSON (Republican) was born in Monrovia, California, October 25, 1887; resides in San Bernardino; received a grammar-high school education and graduated from business college; is an attorney at law; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-seventh District, November 5, 1912.

 

58. JAMES E. CRAM (Republican) was born in Highland, San Bernardino County, where he now resides, May 24, 1879; was educated in Redlands High School and at Heald's Business College, San Francisco; orange grower; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-eighth District, November 5, 1912.

 

59. HENRY CRAY BAGBY (Democrat) was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, April 12, 1860; resides in Santa Maria; received his education in Central College,...

 

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...Missouri Medical College, and University of Maryland; came to California in 1883; is a physician; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Fifty-ninth District, November 5, 1912.

 

60. THOMAS G. GABBERT (Republican-Progressive) was born in Winterset, Iowa, January 11, 1854; resides in Ventura; educated in common and high schools and at Baylies Business College, Keokuk, Iowa; came to California in 1883; oil lands, real estate and farming; member of Board of Supervisors of Ventura County for eight years; elected member of the Assembly from the Sixtieth District, November 5, 1912.

 

61. WILLIAM ALEXANDER ROBERTS (Republican-Progressive) was born in Kentland, Indiana, January 25, 1862; came to California in 1904; resides in Los Angeles; educated in public schools and at State Normal School, Indiana; real estate; elected member of the Assembly from the Sixty-first District, November 5, 1912.

 

62. FREEMAN HENRY BLOODGOOD (Republican-Progressive) was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, July 17, 1867; resides at Inglewood; educated at Upper Iowa University, 1890, and Harvard University, 1892-93; came to California, 1907, and attended University of Southern California Law School; attorney at law; was superintendent of Schools, Fayette County, Iowa, for six years; elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-second District, November 5, 1912.

 

64. FRANK E. WOODLEY (Republican-Progressive) was born in Menominee, Wisconsin; came to California in 1888; resides at Los Angeles; educated in the public schools of Wisconsin and at Wisconsin University; mining and real estate; elected member of the Assembly from the Sixty-fourth District, November 5, 1912.

 

65. CHARLES W. KINGSLEY (Socialist) was born in Scotland, December 12, 1860; resides in Los Angeles; received a common school education; came to California in 1888; is engaged in business as machinist and blacksmith; was elected member of the Assembly from the Sixty-fifth District, November 5, 1912.

 

66. THOMAS LYFORD AMBROSE (Progressive) was born in Dexter, Maine, September 28, 1872; resides in Los Angeles; was educated in common and private schools; came to California in 1886; is engaged in retail merchandising; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-sixth District, November 5, 1912.

 

67. HOWARD J. FISH (Republican-Progressive) was born in Hamburg, New York, October 5, 1869; resides in Pasadena; was educated in public and private schools and at University of Southern California; graduated from Yale University, 1893, and from New York Law School, 1895; was admitted to practice in State of New York in 1895, and has since been engaged in the practice of law at Los Angeles; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-seventh District, November 5, 1912.

 

68. WILLIAM ARTHUR JOHNSTONE (Republican-Progressive) was born in Canada, December 15, 1869; resides at San Dimas; received a high school education; came to California in 1890; engaged in banking business, fruit growing and farming; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-eighth District, November 5, 1912.

 

69. EGBERT JAMES GATES (Republican-Progressive) was born July 24, 1869, at San Jose, California; resides in South Pasadena; educated in public schools and at the University of California, graduating with the class of 1893, degree B.S.; investments; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Sixty-ninth District, November 5, 1912.

 

70. JOHN HARVEY STRINE (Progressive-Republican) was born in Newburg, Pennsylvania; resides at Downey, California; received his education in the public schools and at the University of Missouri; came to California, July 30, 1887; was principal of Downey Grammar School, 1887 to 1893; of Monrovia High and...

 

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...Grammar School, 1893 to 1899; Superintendent of Schools of Los Angeles County, 1899 to 1903; Secretary California State Textbook Committee, 1903 to 1905; real estate investments; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventieth District, November 5, 1912.

 

71. ELIJAH ALEXANDER EMMONS (Republican) was born in Freehold, New Jersey, and resides in Los Angeles; received a common school education; came to California in 1896, and is engaged in the real estate business; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-first District, November 5, 1912.

 

72. ARTHUR G. KUCK (Republican-Progressive) was born in New York, March 13, 1862; resides in Los Angeles; public school education; came to California in 1903; real estate and building; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-second District, November 5, 1912.

 

73. HOWARD A. PEAIRS (Republican) was born near Zanesville, Ohio, September 25, 1861, and resides in Los Angeles; was educated in the public schools of Ohio, and at University of Kansas; attorney at law; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-third District, November 5, 1912.

 

74. FRANK HOMER MOUSER (Republican-Progressive) was born at Sullivan, Moultrie County, Illinois, October 11, 1876; moved to San Diego, California, November 3, 1886; educated in public schools of San Diego, and commercial course; was clerk of Public Buildings and Grounds Committee of Assembly, thirty-fifth session; stenographer for Assembly, thirty-sixth session; resides in Los Angeles; engaged in real estate business; was candidate for Republican nomination Secretary of State, August 16, 1910; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-fourth District, November 5, 1912.

 

76. HANS VICTOR WEISEL (Republican) was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; resides in Anaheim, California; educated in public and private schools; graduate of University of Southern California College of Law; attorney at Law; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-sixth District, November 5, 1912.

 

77. WILLIAM H. ELLIS (Republican-Progressive) was born in Jefferson County, New York, July 22, 1862; came to California in 1909; resides at Riverside; attorney at law; was State Attorney of Dickey County, North Dakota, for four years, and President Board of Education of Plattsville, Wisconsin, for five years; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-seventh District, November 5, 1912.

 

78. HAROLD WILLIAM MOORHOUSE (Republican-Progressive) was born in Breckenridge, Missouri, January 19, 1884; resides in Heber, Imperial County; educated at Beloit college, Wisconsin; came to California in 1906; farming; elected Member of the Assembly from the Seventy-eighth District, November 5, 1912.

 

 

 


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