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Edward Gilbert

Born: 1819

Death: Aug 2, 1852

Nationality: United States

Edward Gilbert

Date of Birth : 1819
Date of Death : Aug 2, 1852

Edward Gilbert was a Democratic California Politician. He was elected in November 1849 at-large as one of California's first two Representatives in the 31st Congress he was seated on September 11, 1850 and served until March 3, 1851. A newspaper editor after his service in Congress, he was killed in a duel with James W. Denver near Sacramento. During the Mexican-American War he served in the US Army.

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