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Los Angeles Common Council

The Los Angeles Common Council was the predecessor of the Los Angeles City Council which serves the City of Los Angeles, California today.

The Los Angeles Common Council was formed in 1850 and existed until 1889 when a new charter was established.

Original Common Council Members (this is a partial list):

Elected 1850:

Common Council Members 1850-1889 (partial listing)

Cristobal Aguilar, Eulogio de Celiz, Julian Chavez, Antonio F. Coronel, Henry Dockweiler, Ezra Down, Bernard Dubourdieu, George Fall, William Ferguson, Stephen C. Foster, William A. Hammel, Sr. Paul R. Hunt, John Jones, John Osborn, Pío Pico (elected in 1853, but did not assume office), Manuel Requena, Frank Sabichi, Matthew Teed, William Woodworth

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