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Edward Gilbert (circa 1819—August 2, 1852) was a Democratic California Politician. He was elected in November 1849 at-large as one of California's first two Representatives in the 31st Congress he was seated on September 11, 1850 and served until March 3, 1851. A newspaper editor with the Alta California after his service in Congress, he was killed in a duel with James W. Denver near Sacramento. During the Mexican–American War he served in the US Army.
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- Vassar, Charles A., The Legislators of California - Appendix D
- United States Congress. "Edward Gilbert (id: G000172)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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