John Henry ShineRepublican
Born: May 5, 1849 in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Married: Hannah P. Gibbons (m. 1877)
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
1898-1900s: U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of California
- At 15, Shine ran away from home to serve with the 53rd Illinois Regiment in the Civil War.
- Shine was the driver of the first stagecoach to be robbed by notable outlaw Black Bart on July 26, 1875. Black Bart stole $160 in that robbery at Funk Hill (near Copperopolis).