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David C. Broderick

AKA David Colbreth Broderick

Born: 4-Feb-1820
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 16-Sep-1859
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: Dueling
Remains: Buried, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: See Note [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from California, 1857-59


[1] Democratic (1952-54), then Free Soil

Father: Thomas Broderick
Mother: Honora Colbert Broderick (d. 1843)
Sister: Hannah (d. in infancy)
Brother: Richard Broderick (d. 1845)

    US Senator, California (1857-59)
    Lieutenant Governor of California (1851-52)
    California State Senate (1850-51)
    Duel: Pistols with J. Caleb Smith, son of Alabama Governor William Smith, in Contra Costa County (17-Mar-1852)
    Duel: Pistols with David S. Terry, Lake Merced, CA (13-Sep-1859)
    Shot: Dueling
    Exhumed from Lone Mountain Cemetery, San Francisco (1942)
    Tammany Hall
    Irish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Depression


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