William Irwin

William Irwin


Significant Facts

Born: around 1827 in Butler County, OH
Died: March 15, 1886 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Amelia Cassidy on December 21, 1865 in Yreka, CA
Political Party: Democrat


Father: David Irwin
Mother: Nancy Moore
Wife: Amelia Cassidy
Children: Emma

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Did You Know?

  • Irwin’s basic salary as Governor was $7,000 annually with an additional $1,000 for ex-officio duties
  • As part of his duties as Lieutenant Governor, Irwin was the warden and resident director of San Quentin Prison




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