Henry C. DibbleRepublican
Henry Clay Dibble
Born: November 8, 1844 in Delphi, Indiana
Married: Caroline W.
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: June 13, 1910 in San Francisco, CA
Previous: Judge, 8th District Court of New Orleans [Louisiana]
Previous: Assistant Attorney General, State of Louisiana
1885-1886: Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of California (under Samuel G. Hilborn)
- OUCH: Dibble lost a leg in fighting at Port Hudson, Louisiana in June 1863.
- LEGISLATION: Author of the Dibble Act, also known as the Dibble Civil Rights Act (Chapt. 108, Stats of 1897) which establsihed that "all citizens within the jurisdiction of this State shall be entitled to the full and equal accomodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of inns, restaurants, hotels, eating-houses, barber-shops, bath-houses, theaters, skating-rinks, and all other places of public accomodation or amusement."