John Bigler

John Bigler


Significant Facts

Born: January 8, 1805 in Carlisle, PA
Died: November 29, 1871 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Elizabeth Graham
Political Party: Independent Democrat


Father: Jacob Bigler
Mother: Susan Dock
Wife: Elizabeth Graham
Children: Virginia

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Did You Know?

  • John Bigler was the first speaker of the Assembly
  • John Bigler was the only person in the 19th century who was re-elected to a second term as Governor
  • During the 1850 cholera epidemic in Sacramento, Bigler aided citizens suffering from the disease




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