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William Irwin13th Governor of California
William Irwin
13th Governor of California
Bill Irwin is also the name of a modern-day American actor and clown

William Irwin (1827 - March 15, 1886) was a California politician from the Democratic Party, who served as Governor of California between 1875 and 1880 after having been Acting Lieutenant Governor of California for nine months in 1875. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links William_Irwin. ... Bill Irwin (born April 11, 1950, Santa Monica, California) is an American clown and actor noted for his contribution to the renaissance of American circus during the 1970s. ... 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This a List of Lieutenant Governors of the State of California, 1850-present. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Born in Butler County, Ohio, Irwin graduated from Marietta College [1] in Marietta, Ohio, where he would later become an instructor. After moving to California, Irwin worked in various private industries and was eventually elected to the California State Assembly. He became the editor of a newspaper and then was elected to the California State Senate. He served as President pro Tempore of the Senate and as such, became acting lieutenant governor in 1875 when Lieutenant Governor Romualdo Pacheco became governor. Irwin was elected governor in his own right that same year. He died in 1886 in San Francisco, California. Butler County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Marietta College is a co-educational private school located in Marietta, Ohio. ... Marietta is a city located in Washington County, Ohio. ... California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Romualdo Pacheco (October 31, 1831–January 23, 1899) was a Hispanic-American politician who, so far, has been the only Hispanic governor of California following its admission to the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Jump to: navigation, search The downtown San Francisco skyline, looking east from the central part of the city. ...


External links

  • Official Biography from the State of California



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William Irwin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (186 words)
William Irwin (1827 - March 15, 1886) was a California politician from the Democratic Party, who served as Governor of California between 1875 and 1880 after having been Acting Lieutenant Governor of California for nine months in 1875.
After moving to California, Irwin worked in various private industries and was eventually elected to the California State Assembly.
Irwin was elected governor in his own right that same year.
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