George Henry Sanderson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


George Henry Sanderson

American mayor

Date of Birth: 26-May-1824

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: 01-Feb-1893

Profession: politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About George Henry Sanderson

  • George Henry Sanderson (1824 – February 1, 1893) was a politician of the United States Republican Party.
  • Sanderson was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and traveled to San Francisco during the 1849 Gold Rush in California.
  • He served as the 22nd Mayor of San Francisco from January 5, 1891 to January 3, 1893. Although initially believed to have died of pneumonia, Mayor Sanderson actually died of illness brought on by sewer gas poisoning after thieves stole pipes from under City Hall, allowing the gas to leak into his office.
  • He died on February 1, 1893.

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