John Morton Eshleman

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John Morton Eshleman
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Lieutenant Governor of California
Former officeholder
In office
January 15, 1915 – February 28, 1916
PartyProgressive
Leadership
Regent of University of California, Berkeley
1915-1916[1]
Prior offices
Member, California Public Utilities Commission
1911-1914
District Attorney, Imperial County
1907-1910
Deputy State Labor Commissioner
1903-1906
Personal
Place of birthVilla Ridge, Illinois
John Morton Eshleman (June 14, 1876 – February 28, 1916) served as California Lieutenant Governor from January 15, 1915 until his death on February 28, 1916. He was a member of the Progressive Party.[2]

Elections

Prior to his election as Lieutenant Governor, Eshleman won election to the California Public Utilities Commission and, before that, as District Attorney of Imperial County. His political career began in 1903 when the Governor appointed him to be Deputy State Labor Commissioner.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
A. J. Wallace
Lieutenant Governor of California
1915–1916
Succeeded by
William Dennison Stephens