Biography of Harlow V. Greenwood
Solano County, CA Biographies





HARLOW V. GREENWOOD.
Harlow V. Greenwood of the law firm of Harrier & Greenwood at Vallejo and one of the best known members of the bar of the Solano county courts, engaged in practice at Vallejo for the past fifteen years, is a native son of Vallejo and his interests ever have centered here. He was born on June 28, 1883, and is a son of George H. and Elizabeth C. (Lee) Greenwood, the latter of whom died when he was ten years old. The late George H. Greenwood, who died at Vallejo in 1903, was one of the real pioneers of Solano county. He came to California in 1852, coming around by way of the Horn in a sailing vessel and for some time after his arrival here was engaged as a boatman around the bay. He married here and in 1885 settled on a farm in the immediate vicinity of Vallejo and here he lived to a ripe old age, his death occurring in 1903.

Reared here, Harlow V. Greenwood finished his preparatory schooling in San Francisco and then entered Stanford University, from which institution he was graduated (A. B.) in 1908. In the next year he earned his Master degree there and then entered the law school of Chicago University for further study of the p rinciples and practices of law, to which profession he early had determined to devote himself. On January 23, 1911, Mr. Greenwood was admitted to the bar and became engaged in practice at Vallejo, where he ever since has been located and where he has done very well. In 1918 he entered into a partnership in practice with Lewis G. Harrier (q. v.) and this mutually agreeable arrangement has been maintained, the firm's practice being carried on under the name of Harrier & Greenwood.

On June 28, 1913, Harlow V. Greenwood was united in marriage to Miss Jane B. Santos, who was born in the neighboring city of Napa, and they have one child, a daughter, Jane V., born in 1919. Mr. and Mrs. Greenwood are republicans and take a proper part in the community's civic affairs as well as in the general social and cultural activities of their home town. Mr. Greenwood is a Knight Templar Mason and a Noble of the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He also is affiliated with the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks and with the Woodmen of the World and is a member of Acacia Fraternity of Stanford University. He is an active member of the local bar association and of the California State Bar Association and is widely known in his profession throughout this section of the state.

From:
History of Solano County, California
BY: Marguerite Hune
and Napa County, California
BY: Harry Lawrence Gunn
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chicago 1926


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