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James P. Van Ness
Birth: 1809
Death: Dec. 28, 1872

San Francisco Mayor. A native of Vermont, James Van Ness was the son of Vermont Governor Cornelius P. Van Ness. Moving to San Francisco in 1850, Van Ness was elected the 7th mayor of San Francisco in 1855 and served until 1856. In 1871, he was elected as a Democrat to the California state senate, a post he held until his death.  (bio by: G.Photographer) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Cornelius Peter Van Ness (1782 - 1852)
 
 Spouses:
  Frances Caroline Lesley Van Ness (____ - 1858)*
  Caroline Frances James Lesley Van Ness (1808 - 1858)*
 
 Children:
  Eliza Bird Van Ness McCoppin (1838 - 1901)*
 
 Sibling:
  James P. Van Ness (1809 - 1872)
  Cornelia Van Ness Roosevelt (1810 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Laurel Hill Mound (unmarked)
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: G.Photographer
Record added: Aug 19, 2006
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James P. Van Ness
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James P. Van Ness
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