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Hance H. Cleland

Hance H. Cleland, business executive.


  • Cleland, Hance H. was born on October 4, 1884 in Campbell Hill, Illinois, United States. Son of James and Mary Jane (Carson) Cleland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science Central Normal College, Danville, Indiana, 1906, Bachelor of Laws, 1906.


    • Attorney General, State of Washington, 1916-1919, member Public Service Comm., 1919-1924. Private law practice, 1924-1938. President California Oregon Power Company, Medford, Oregon, 1938-1941.

      President San Diego Gas & Electric Company, 1941-1946, Chairman of the Board, 1946-1949, retired President San Diego City and Company War Chest, 1942, San Diego Chamber of Commerce, 1943-1944, Pacific Coast Elec. Association, 1944-1945.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Clubs: San Diego, Country (San Diego), Cuyamaca.


    • Married Ethel Christine Anderson, June 24, 1914. Children: Grace Elizabeth, John Alexander, Hance H. Assistant.
    • father: James Cleland
    • mother: Mary Jane (Carson) Cleland
    • spouse: Ethel Christine Anderson
    • children: Grace Elizabeth Cleland
    • John Alexander Cleland
    • Hance H. Asst Cleland
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