Edwin G. Waite
|Edwin G. Waite|
|16th California Secretary of State|
|Preceded by||William C. Hendricks|
|Succeeded by||Albert Hart|
|California State Assemblyman|
|Constituency||Assembly District 16|
|Spouse(s)||Julia Eliza Stone|
|Children||Julia, Mary, Effie, Edith|
Edwin G. Waite (died 30 October 1894) was a politician, newspaper man, author, and goldminer. He was a member of California's 16th State Assembly district, Alameda, California from 1855 until 1856. In 1891, he became Secretary of State of California, and died in office in 1894. He belonged to the Whig, Know Nothing, Union, and Republican parties during his political career.
While living in Nevada County, California, Waite was a newspaperman associated with the Nevada Daily Transcript of Nevada City, California. He also was coauthor of The Discovery of Gold in California, which included, in the section titled 'Pioneer Mining', a reprint of Waite's recollections about his experiences in the 1849–1851 gold diggings period.
- Julia Bertha Waite
- Mary Agnes Waite
- Effie Genevieve Waite
- Edith Alice Waite
Partial bibliography 
- Hittel, J. S., Marshall, J. W., & Waite, E. G. (1968). The discovery of gold in California. Palo Alto, Calif: Lewis Osborne. OCLC 2095273. Missing or empty
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||California State Assemblyman, 16th District
William C. Hendricks
|Secretary of State of California
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