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J Bigler








3rd Governor of California
Political Party Democratic
Term January 8, 1852 - January 9, 1856  (47-51)
Lieutenant Governor Samuel Purdy
Predecessor John McDougall
Successor J. Neely Johnson


Full Name John Bigler
Birth

January 8, 1805

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Father Jacob Bigler  (1774-1827)
Mother Susan Dock  (1783-1854)
Brothers

Jacob Gray Bigler  (1808-1854)

William Bigler  (1814-1880)

George Washington Bigler  (1820-1877)

Samuel Bigler  (1824-1827)

Sisters

Fannie Bigler Kitch  (1807-1895)

Mary Bigler Kitch  (1809-1863)

Catherine Bigler Mitchell  (1811-1864)

Susanna Bigler Cleary  (1816-1880)

Caroline Bigler Rose  (1819-1899)

Emelia Bigler  (1823-1850)

Margaret Bigler Livermore  (1826-1850)

Occupation

Editor of the State Capitol Reporter  (1868-1871)

Railroad Commissioner of the Central Pacific Railroad  (1867-1868)

9th U.S. Ambassador to Chile  (1857-1861)

2nd Speaker of the California State Assembly  (1850-1851)

Lawyer

Editor

Death

November 29, 1871

Sacramento, California

(66 years)


Marriages
Elizabeth Graham  (1805-1873)

Married 1838

(33 years)


Children

Victoria Bigler Cummings 

(m.1871 Alexander Cummings)

Born 1841

Died 1873

(32 years)

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