Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Caminetti, Anthony

Caminetti, Anthony, a Representative from California; born in Jackson, Amador County, Calif., July 30, 1854; attended the public schools of his native county, the grammar schools inSan Francisco, and the University of California at Berkeley; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice in Jackson, Calif.; district attorney of Amador County 1878-1882; Democratic alternate elector for the second congressional district in 1880; served in the State assembly in 1883-1885; member of the State senate 1885-1887; Democratic presidential elector on the Cleveland and Thurman ticket in 1888 and on the Wilson and Marshall ticket in 1912; the first native citizen of the State of California elected to Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1895); unsuccessful candidate in 1894 for reelection to the Fifty-fourth Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Chicago in 1896; again a member of the State assembly 1896-1900; in April 1897 was appointed code commissioner and served until July 31, 1899; member of the State senate 1907-1913; served as United States commissioner of immigration from 1913 to 1921; when war was declared with Germany in 1917 was appointed a member of the War Industries Board and after the war was sent to Europe to investigate conditions there; engaged in the practice of his profession in Jackson, Amador County, Calif., until his death, November 17, 1923; interment in the Protestant Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Caminetti, Anthony," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.939 940. Original Sources, accessed September 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DM6HNQKQBN2PJAD.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Caminetti, Anthony." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.939, page 940. Original Sources. 20 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DM6HNQKQBN2PJAD.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Caminetti, Anthony' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.939, pp.940. Original Sources, retrieved 20 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DM6HNQKQBN2PJAD.