Biography of J. S. Haile
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





J. S. Haile. Was born in Sumner county, Tennessee, August 16, 1837. Migrated with his father to Missouri in 1839; from thence to California in 1852, and lived in Napa county from 1852 to 1858, and in Solano county from 1858 to 1873, since which time he has resided in Ukiah, Mendocino county. Received his education at the Presbyterian Academy, in the old town of Sonoma, during the years of 1859 and 1860. Studied law in the office of Wallace & Rayle in Napa City, during the years 1861 and 1862, and in the office of Wells & Whitman, in the years 1863 and 1864. Was admitted to practice law in January, 1865. In politics, is a Democrat. Has held the office of District Attorney of Mendocino county for four years from 1875. Was married to Victoria Reeves, daughter of Colonel D. D. Reeves of Suisun, Solano county, in 1867. Has two boys as results of this marriage: Davis Reeves, age twelve, and Richard Carroll, ten years old. Has at all times worked for the interest of the Democratic party in the field and on the stump. As a speaker before the people, has hardly an equal in the county, and as a jury lawyer he stands in the front ranks of his profession.

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


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