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Name DeHaven, John Jefferson
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born March 12, 1845, in St. Joseph, MO
Died January 26, 1913, in Yountville, CA

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born March 12, 1845, in St. Joseph, MO
Died January 26, 1913, in Yountville, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by William McKinley on June 1, 1897, to a seat vacated by William W. Morrow. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1897, and received commission on June 8, 1897. Service terminated on January 26, 1913, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1866

Professional Career:

Private practice, Eureka, California, 1866-1867, 1875-1878, 1880-1884, 1895-1897
District attorney, Humboldt County, California, 1867-1869
State assemblyman, California, 1869-1871
State senator, California, 1871-1875
City attorney, Eureka, California, 1878-1880
Judge, Superior Court of California, 1884-1889
U.S. representative from California, 1889-1890
Associate justice, Supreme Court of California, 1891-1895


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