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John Jefferson De Haven, American judge. member House of Representatives, 1869, Senate, 1871-1874; member 51st Congress (1889-1891), resigned October 1, 1890.

Background

Haven, John Jefferson De was born on March 12, 1845 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Jacob D.

Education

Went to California, 1849. Public school education.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1866. District attorney, Humboldt Company, 1867-1869. Member House of Representatives, 1869, Senate, 1871-1874.

City attorney, Eureka, California, 1878-1880. Republican candidate for Congress, 1882. Judge Superior Court, 1884-1889.

Member 51st Congress (1889-1891), resigned October 1, 1890. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California, 1891-1895. United States district judge, Northern District of California, June 8, 1897—.

Membership

Member House of Representatives, 1869, Senate, 1871-1874. Member 51st Congress (1889-1891), resigned October 1, 1890.

Connections

Married Zernah Jane Ball, June 24, 1872.

father:
Jacob D. Haven

spouse:
Zernah Jane Ball