John Jefferson DeHaven

John Jefferson DeHaven

Birth
Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
Death 26 Jan 1913 (aged 67)
Yountville, Napa County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Memorial ID 7127450 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 29 Jan 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Jefferson DeHaven (12 Mar 1845–26 Jan 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7127450, citing Olivet Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .