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John J. DEANE Edit Profile

Comptroller of Customs

John J. DEANE, Comptroller of Customs. Member of Elks; Eagles; Native Sons; Woodmen of World.


DEANE, John J. was born on January 13, 1863 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of James R. and Margaret (MacDonald) Deane.


Grammar Schools; St. Ignatius College.


Private Secretary, M.H. de Young (publisher, Chronicle), 1884-1906. Appointed CensusTaker, San Francisco, 1910. Engaged in real estate and general insurance business, 1906-1909, 1914-1920.

Receiver of Public Moneys, United States Land Office, San Francisco, 1910-1914. Served, Grand Jury, San Francisco, 1910. Manager, State Real Estate Department, California, 1919-1920.

Naval Officer of Customs and Comptroller of Customs, since 1921. Republic and served under administrations of President Roosevelt, Taft, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover. President, Federation Business Men's Association, San Francisco, 1928.


Member of Elks; Eagles. Native Sons; Woodmen of World. Clubs: Union League, Commercial.


Spouse Theodora M. Harrigan, 1892, San Francisco, California.