Biography of John K. Chambers
Round Valley Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





John K. Chambers, Born in Andrew county, Missouri, September 20, 1847. When about five years of age he, with his parents, came to California, crossing the plains with ox teams, and arrived in Sonoma county in the fall of 1852. Here his father engaged in farming, which he followed two years, and then went to Santa Clara county where he still followed farming, while the subject of this sketch attended the Pacific Methodist College, at San Jose. In 1857 they returned to Sonoma county and settled at Petaluma, where John K. attended Lippitt's Institute. At the age of twenty two he entered the law office of A. W. Thompson, where he studied about eighteen months; then studied about one year with F. W. Colton, and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of California, April 15, 1873. In January, 1875, he settled at Covelo, Round valley, where he has since followed his profession. Married, January 4, 1879, Miss Ella Conrad, a native of California. By this marriage they have one child.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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