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William Henry Beatty, American judge.

Background

Beatty, William Henry was born on February 18, 1838 in Lucas Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Henry Oscar and Margaret Boone (Runyan) Beatty.

Education

Educated University of Virginia, 1856-1858.

Career

Went from California to Nevada, 1863. District judge in Nevada, 1864-1874. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Nevada, 1875-1878.

Chief justice Nevada, 1879-1880. Afterward practiced law in Sacramento, California. Chief justice California, since 1889, term expiring January, 1915.

Home: San Francisco, California.

Connections

Married Elizabeth M. Love, June 17, 1874.

father:
Henry Oscar Beatty

mother:
Margaret Boone (Runyan) Beatty

spouse:
Elizabeth M. Love