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History of San Diego, 1542-1908

APPENDIX: Political Roster, County of San Diego

STATE SENATORS.
1849-50 E. Kirby Chamberlain
1851-2 Jonathan J. Warner
1853 D. B. Kurtz
1854-5 J. P. McFarland
1856-7 B. D. Wilson
1858-9 Cameron E. Thom
1860-1 Andres Pico
1862-3 J. C. Bogart
1863-6 M. C. Tuttle
1867-70 W. A. Conn
1871-4 James McCoy
1875-81 John W. Satterwhite
1883-4 John Wolfskill
1885-6 A. P. Johnson
1887-9 W. W. Bowers
1891-3 H. M. Streeter
1895-7 D. L. Withington
1899-01 A. E. Nutt
1903-5 Martin L. Ward
1907- L. A. Wright
ASSEMBLYMEN.
1849-50 Oliver S. Witherby
1851 John Cook
1852 Agostin Haraszthy
1853 Frizby W. Tilghman
1854 Charles P. Noell
1855 Wm. C. Ferrell
1856-7 J. J. Kendrick
1858 Robert W. Groom
1859 A. S. Ensworth
1860 Robert W. Groom
1861 D. B. Kurtz
1862 D. B. Hoffman
1863-4 J. J. Kendrick
1865-6 George A. Johnson
186 Benjamin Hayes
1867-8 Wm. N. Robinson
1869-70 George M. Dannals
1871-2 W. W. Bowers
1873-4 James M. Pierce
1877-8 F. N. Pauly
1880 C. C. Watson
1881 E. W. Hendrick
1883-4 Edwin Parker
1885-6 T. J. Swayne
1887-92 Nestor A. Young
1893-4 W. H. Carlson, 79th
Wm. M. Casterline, 80th
1895-8 W. R. Guy, 79th 1895-6
Alfred Kean, 80th
1897-8 James L. Dryden, 80th
1899-00 Lewis R. Works, 79th
A. S. Crowder, 80th
1901-6 Frank W. Barnes, 79th
1901-2 Chas. R. Stewart, 80th
1903-4 John G. Burgess, 80th
1905-6 Percy A. Johnson, 80th
1907- W. F. Ludington, 79th
Percy Johnson, 80th
DISTRICT JUDGE.
1849-50 Oliver S. Witherby
1859-63 Benjamin Hayes
1864-7 Pablo de la Guerra
1868-70 Murray Morrison
1871 Murray Morrison died
H. C. Rolfe
1872 H. C. Rolfe
1873-9 W. T. McNealy
SUPERIOR JUDGE.
1880-5 W.T. McNealy
1886 W. T. McNealy res.
John D. Works
1887 John D. Works res.
Edwin Parker
1888 Edwin Parker
1889-90 John R. Aitken
1889-96 Geo. Puterbaugh
W. L. Pierce
1891 E. S. Torrance
1897 John Wilmer Hughes, died
Geo. Fuller
1898-00 Geo. Fuller
1901- Norman K. Conklin
DISTRICT ATTORNEY.
1850 Wm. C. Ferrell
1851 Thor. W. Sutherland
1852-6 Jas. W. Robinson
1857-8 J. R. Gitchell
1859 Wm. C. Ferrell res.
D. B. Hoffman
1860-1 D. B. Hoffman
1862-3 James Nichols
1864-5 D. A. Hollister
1866-7 G. A. Benren
1868-9 Cullen A. Johnson
1870-2 W. T. McNealy
1873-5 A. B. Hotchkiss
1876-7 H. H. Wildy
1878-9 N. H. Conklin
1880-2 Will M. Smith
1883-4 W. J. Hunsaker
1885-6 E. W. Hendrick
1887-90 James S. Copeland
1891-2 Johnstone Johns
1893-4 M. L. Ward
1895 W. M. Darby died before in­auguration.
1896 M. L. Ward
1897-8 Adelbert H. Sweet
1899-02 T. L. Lewis
1903-6 Cassius Carter
1907- Lewis R. Kirby
COUNTY JUDGE.
1850-3 John Hays
1854 Cave J. Couts
1855-9 David B. Kurtz
1860 Wm. H. Noyes
7861-2 D. A. Hollister
1863-7 Julio Osuna
1868-75 Thos. H. Bush
1876-9 M. A. Luce
ASSOCIATE JUDGES, COURT OF SESSIONS.
1850-1 Charles Haraszthy
Wm. H. Moon
1852 J. Judson Ames
W. P. Toler to August 4
Wm. T. Conlon, suc.
E. W. Morse
John Hayes
1853 Lewis A. Franklin
E. W. Morse
1854 D. B. Kurtz
H. C. Ladd
J. F. Damon
1855 D. B. Kurtz
H. C. Ladd
Philip Crosthwaite (acting)
1856 D. B. Kurtz
C. C. Samuel
A. E. Ensworth
1857 D. B. Kurtz
A. E. Maxey
Jose J. Ortega
1858-9 D. B. Kurtz
D. A. Hollister
Wm. H. Noyes
1860 D. B. Kurtz
Wm. H. Noyes
A. B. Smith
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.
1853 Wm. C. Ferrell, C.
E. B. Pendleton, V.-C.
Louis Rose
Jas. W. Robinson, suc. by
E. W. Morse
J. J. Warner, sac. by
George Lyons
1854 J. L. Bleeker, C.
Geo. P. Tebbetts
Geo. Lyons
Geo. McKinstry
Geo. F. Hooper
E. W. Morse
Louis Rose
1855 J. J. Warner, C.
E. W. Morse
Julian Ames
Geo. Lyons
Geo. McKinstry Suc. by
E. W. Morse, C.
O. S. Witherby
Geo. Lyons
Julian Ames
C. G. Saunders
Cave J. Couts
1856 Thos. R. Darnall, C.
O. S. Witherby
Joseph Smith
C. S. Saunders
Cave J. Couts
Thos. Collins
1857 James Nichols, C.
Thos. R. Darnall, suc. by
D. B. Hoffman
Joseph Smith, suc. by
H. H. Whaley
Cave J. Couts, suc. by
H. C. Ladd
M. Schiller, suc. by
J. L. McIntire
1858 O. S. Witherby, C.
H. C. Ladd
H. H. Whaley
J. L. McIntire
Cave J. Couts
D. B. Hoffman
G. A. Johnson
1859 Frank Ames, C.
R. E. Doyle
J. R. Gitchell
J. J. Kendrick
Geo. A. Johnson
1860 R. E. Doyle, C.
James Donahoe
W. W. Ware
John S. Minter
Jose J. Ortega
Cave J. Couts
J. R. Lassitor
1861 G. P. Tebbetts, C.
G. A. Johnson
F. Stone
Juan Machado
J. C. Bogart
1862 Geo. A. Johnson, C.
R. G. de la Riva
Francisco O. Campo
Geo. P. Tebbetts
James Donahoe
1863 Geo. P. Tebbetts, C.
Frank Stone
Marcus Schiller
Heyman Mannasse
C. F. Jaeger
1864 James Donahoe, C.
Geo. P. Tebbetts
Daniel Cline
Geo. Williams
C. F. Jaeger
1865 Louis Rose
Cave J. Couts
Joseph Smith
1866 Louis Rose
Joseph Smith
1867 Joseph S. Mannasse
Charles Thomas
1868 Joseph S. Mannasse
Joseph Divelbliss
1869 Joseph S. Mannasse
Joseph Divelbliss
Charles Thomas
1870 E. D. French
G. W. B. McDonald
Joseph C. Riley
John Forster
Thos. P. Slade
1871 Thos. P. S1ade
J. S. Mannasse
Charles Thomas
Wm. Flinn
John Forster
1872 Joseph Divelbliss
John Forster
L. L. Howland
Andrew Cassidy
Joseph Talker
1873 Joseph Divelbliss
Joseph Talker
Andrew Cassidy
L. L. Howland
John Forster
1874-5 W. G. Hill
Jacob Bergman
J. Duffy
Andrew Cassidy
F. N. Pauly
1876 David W. Brunt
Francisco Estudillo
David Kenniston
F. Copeland
J. M. Randolph, suc. by
F. E. Farley
1877 D. W. Briant
F. E. Farley
Daniel Kenniston
F. Copeland
Francisco Estudillo
1878 A. Klauber
D. R. Foss
E. O. Ormsby
1879 A. Klauber
D. R. Foss
E. O. Ormsby
1880-2 O. H. Borden
S. A. McDowell
James M. Pierce
1883-4 D. W. Briant
S. G. Blaisdell
J. P. M. Rainbow
1885 D. W. Briant
M. Sherman
Henry Emery
J. M. Woods
Samuel Hunting
1886 D. W. Briant
M. Sherman
Henry Emery
J. M. Woods
Samuel Hunting
1887 J. M. Woods
A. J. Stice
Henry Emery
1888 Thos. P. Slade
J. M. Woods
A. J. Stice
Henry Emery
1889 J. M. Woods
J. S. Buck
J. H. Woolman
Chester Gunn
A. J. Stice
1890 J. S. Buck
J. S. Woolman
Chester Gunn
1891 J. S. Buck
Chester Gunn
John Judson
J. P. M. Rainbow
J. H. Woolman
1892 J. S. Buck
J. H. Woolman
Chester Gunn
John Judson
J. P. M. Rainbow
1893 A. G. Nason
W. W. Wetzell
Jas. A. Jasper
John Judson
J. P. M. Rainbow
1894 James A. Jasper
J. P. M. Rainbow
A. G. Nason
W. W. Wetzell
John Judson
1895 William Justice
John Griffin
1896 A. G. Nason
W. W. Wetzell
W. Justice
John Griffin
1897 H. M. Cherry
C. H. Swallow
Wm. Justice
John Griffin
Jas. A. Jasper
1898 H. M. Cherry
C. H. Swallow
Wm. Justice
John Griffin
Jas. A. Jasper
1899 Wm. Justice
John Griffin
C. H. Swallow
1900 Wm. Justice
John Griffin
C. H. Swallow
1901 H. M. Cherry
C. H. Swallow
Jas. A. Jasper
1902 H. M. Cherry
C. H. Swallow
Jas. A. Jasper
1903 H. M. Cherry
J. M. Cassidy
Wm. Justice
John Griffin
1904 H. M. Cherry
J. M. Cassidy
Wm. Justice
John Griffin
1905 H. M. Cherry
J. M. Cassidy
Wm. Justice
John Griffin
1906 H. M. Cherry
J. M. Cassidy
Wm. Justice
John Griffin
H. M. Cherry
1907 Jos. Foster
J. B. Hoffman
John Griffin
H. M. Cherry
COUNTY CLERK.
1850-1 Richard Rust
1852-3 Philip Crosthwaite*
1854-7 Wm. B. Couts*
1858-71 G. A. Pendleton*
1871 G. A. Pendleton died
Chalmers Scott
1872-7 A. S. Grant**
1878-82 S. Statler
1883-8 J. M. Dodge
1889-90 M. D. Hamilton
1891-2 Wm. M. Gassaway
1893-4 S. M. Puyear
1895-04 Will H. Holcomb
1905-6 Frank A. Salmons
1907- Wm. H. Francis
*And Recorder
**And Auditor
COUNTY RECORDER.
1850-1 Henry C. Matsell*
1852-3 Philip Crosthwaite**
1854-7 Wm. B. Couts**
1858-70 G. A. Pendleton**
1871 G. A. Pendleton died**
Chalmers Scott**
1872-7 A. S. Grant**
1878-9 D. A. Johnson**
1880-2 Gilbert Rennie**
1883-4 E. G. Haight**
1885-6 S. A. McDowell**
1887-90 E. G. Haight**
1891 C. R. Dauer**
1892 E. H. Miller*
1893-6 John F. Forward
1907- John H. Ferry
*And Auditor
**And Clerk
COUNTY TREASURER.
1850 Juan Bandini refused office
Philip Crosthwaite appointed
1851 Philip Crosthwaite
1852 Jose A. Estudillo
1853 John Hays
1854-5 Jos. Refiner
1856-7 E. B. Pendleton
1858-9 E. W. Morse
1860 Frank Ames
1861-3 E. W. Morse
1864-75 Jose G. Estudillo
1876-7 Chauncey B. Culver
1878-84 William Jorres
1885-90 S. Statler
1891-2 C. H. Sheppard
1893-4 C. D. Long
1895-8 John W. Thompson
1899- John F. Schwartz
COUNTY AUDITOR.
1891-2 E. H. Miller
1893- E. E. Schaffer
COUNTY ASSESSOR.
1850 Jose A. Estudillo
1851 Dr. F. J. Painter
1852 S. E. Arguello
A. T. Crowell
1853 A. T. Crowell
1854 Wm. C. Ferrell
1855 Wm. C. Ferrell res.
E. B. Pendleton
1856 Albert Smith
1857 Wm. C. Ferrell
1858-9 Albert Smith
1860-1 James McCoy
1862 Henry Clayton
1863-4 A. E. Maxcy
1865-9 John M. McIntier
1870-1 Wm. Smith
1872-3 M. S. Julian
1874-5 M. P. Schaffer
1876-9 David Burroughs
1880-6 M. D. Hamilton
1887-90 J. M. Asher
1891-4 C. H. Sheppard
1895-8 John P. Burt
1899-04 Jacob D. Rush
1905-6 G. W. Jones
1907- M. M. Moulton
COUNTY COLLECTOR.
1875-84 Aaron Pauly
1887 W. W. Burgess
1888-9 W. S. Varnum
1890-4 H. W. Weineke
1895- A. F. Cornell
SHERIFF.
1850-1 Agostin Haraszthy
1852 Geo. F. Hooper
1853 Wm. Conroy
1854-5 M. M. Sexton
1856 Jos. Reiner
1857 Jos. Reiner suc. by
D. A. Hollister
1858-60 George Lyons
1861 George Lyons suc. by
James McCoy
1862-70 James McCoy
1871 James McCoy suc. by
S. W. Craigue
1872-4 S. W. Craigue
1875 N. Hunsaker
1876-82 Jos. A. Coyne
1883-6 E. W. Bushyhead
1887-90 S. A. McDowell
1891-2 John H. Folks
1893-4 Ben P. Hill
1895-02 Frank S. Jennings
1903-6 Thos. W. Brodnax
1907- Fred M. Jennings
CORONER.
1850-1 John Brown
1852 F. M. Alvarado
John Brown
1853-4 Lewis A. Franklin
1855-56 Dr. D. B. Hoffman
1857 Dr. D. B. Hoffman
1858 James Nichols
1859 Lewis Strauss
1860 Jos. Reiner
1861-3 A. R. Kelley
1864-5 Charles Gerson
1866-7 Thos. Lush
1868-71 Dr. Edward Burr
1872-3 John N. Young
1874-6 C. M. Fenn
1877 Dr. T. C. Stockton
1878-9 Dr. C. M. Fenn
1880-3 Dr. T. C. Stockton
1885-8 Dr. H. T. Risdon
1889-90 Wm. H. Eadon
1891-2 M. B. Kelley
1893-4 Horace P. Woodward
1895-8 Theo. F. Johnson
1899-02 Horace P. Woodward
1903- Dr. A. Morgan
PHYSICIAN.
1856-68 Dr. D. B. Hoffman
1869-71 Dr. Edward Burr
1872-3 Dr. T. C. Stockton
1874-6 Dr. C. M. Fenn
1877-84 Dr. P. C. Remondino
1885-7 Dr. C. M. Fenn
1888 Dr. Thos. Keefe
1889-91 Dr. J. P. Le Feure
1892 Dr. H. E. Crepin
1893- Dr: D. Gochenauer
SURVEYOR.
1850-02 Henry Clayton
1855 Chas. H. Poole
1856-9 Robert W. Groom
1860 Henry Clayton
E. W. Morse
1861-3 Robert W. Groom
1864-7 Henry Clayton
1868-71 James Pascoe
1872-5 M. G. Wheeler
1876-7 Chas. J. Fox
1878-9 M. G. Wheeler
1880 L. L. Lockling
1881 H. J. Willey
1882 Chas. J. Fox
1883-6 O. N. Sanford
1887-8 Henry L. Ryan
1889-90 Henry Langrehr
1891-2 W. W. Allen
1893-8 R. M. Vail
1899-02 S. L. Ward
1903- A. F. Crowell
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR.
1852 Chas. P. Noell
1856 J. R. Bleeker
1859 Frank Ames
1860-7 O. S. Witherby
1868-9 Jos. Swycaffer
1870-1 Thos. Sherman
1872-3 A. O. Wallace
1874-5 P. P. Martin
1876-7 E. W. Morse
1878-9 Dr. C. M. Fenn
1880-3 Dr. T. C. Stockton
1884-5 J. M. Asher
1886-8 H. C. Morgan
1889-90 John L. Dryden
1891 John Falkenstein
1893-6 C. F. Kamman
1899-02 J. M. Asher
1903- P. J. Layne
COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS.
1856 Frank Ames
1858 J. Judson Ames
1860-1 Jose M. Estudillo
1862-3 A. B. Smith
1864-7 Jose M. Estudillo
1868-9 Marcus Schiller
1870-1 H. H. Dougherty
1872-3 B. S. Lafferty
1874-5 J. H. S. Jamison
1876-7 F. N. Pauly
1878-9 E. T. Blachmer
1880-2 G. N. Hitchcock
1883-7 R. D. Butler
1888 G. N. Hitchcock
1889-94 Harr Wagner
1895-8 W. J. Bailey
1899- Hugh J. Baldwin

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HISTORY OF SAN DIEGO

Main Page
Author’s Foreword
Introduction: The Historical Pre-Eminence of San Diego

PART ONE:   Period of Discovery and Mission Rule

  1. The Spanish Explorers
  2. Beginning of the Mission Epoch
  3. The Taming of the Indian
  4. The Day of Mission Greatness
  5. The End of Franciscan Rule
    Priests of San Diego Mission

PART TWO:   When Old Town Was San Diego

  1. Life on Presidio Hill Under the Spanish Flag
    List of Spanish and Mexican commandants
  2. Beginnings of Agriculture and Commerce
    List of Ranchos in San Diego County
  3. Political Life in Mexican Days
  4. Early Homes, Visitors and Families
  5. Pleasant Memories of Social Life
  6. Prominent Spanish Families
  7. The Indians’ Relations With the Settlers
    List of Mission Indian Lands
  8. San Diego in the Mexican War
  9. Public Affairs After the War
  10. Accounts of Early Visitors and Settlers
  11. Annals of the Close of Old San Diego
  12. American Families of the Early Time
  13. The Journalism of Old San Diego
  14. Abortive Attempt to Establish New San Diego

PART THREE:   The Horton Period

  1. The Founder of the Modern City
  2. Horton’s Own Story
  3. Early Railroad Efforts, Including the Texas and Pacific
  4. San Diego’s First Boom
  5. Some Aspects of Social Life

PART FOUR:   Period of “The Great Boom”

  1. Coming of the Santa Fe
  2. Phenomena of the The Great Boom
  3. Growth of Public Utilities
  4. Water Development

PART FIVE:   The Last Two Decades

  1. Local Annals, After the Boom
  2. Political Affairs and Municipal Campaigns
  3. Later Journalism and Literature [new material in second edition]
  4. The Disaster to the Bennington
  5. The Twentieth Century Days
  6. John D. Spreckels Solves the Railroad Problem

PART SIX:   Institutions of Civic Life

  1. Churches and Religious Life
  2. Schools and Education
  3. Records of the Bench and Bar
  4. Growth of the Medical Profession
  5. The Public Library
  6. Story of the City Parks
  7. The Chamber of Commerce
  8. Banks and Banking
  9. Secret, Fraternal and Other Societies
  10. Account of the Fire Department

PART SEVEN:   Miscellaneous Topics

  1. History of the San Diego Climate
  2. San Diego Bay, Harbor and River
  3. Governmental Activities
  4. The Suburbs of San Diego

Political Roster, City of San Diego
Political Roster, San Diego County