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Judge Benjamin Fox

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DATE OF BIRTH
1805

DATE OF DEATH
2/1/1869

HISTORY
Judge Fox left the Michigan State Legislature in 1850 to come to California. By 1855 Fox and his family had settled in Redwood City. He took an active role in the creation of San Mateo County when it was split from San Francisco County by state legislation. In 1856, Fox became the first County Judge.

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Historic Union Cemetery Page: Judge Benjamin Fox

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