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John Jefferson DeHaven
Birth: Mar. 12, 1845
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1913
Yountville
Napa County
California, USA

U.S. Congressman. He moved with his parents to California, 1853 and settled in Humboldt County. He became a printer, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1866 and commenced to practice in Eureka, California. He was District Attorney of Humboldt County, (1867-69), a California State Representative, (1869-71) and a California State Senator, (1871-75). Returned to private law practice in 1875, he was Eureka City Attorney, (1878-80) and a California Superior Court Judge, (1884-89). In 1889, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress, serving until he resigned in 1890, to be an Associate Justice, California Supreme Court, serving (1891-95). President William McKinley appointed DeHaven a US Federal Judge in 1897 and he served until his death at age 63. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Zeruiah Jane Ball DeHaven (1848 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Jotham Joseph DeHaven (1873 - 1939)*
  Sarah L. DeHaven (1880 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Olivet Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 29, 2003
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John Jefferson DeHaven
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