John J. De HavenRepublican
John Jefferson De Haven
Born: March 12, 1849 in St. Joseph, Missouri
Died: January 26, 1913 in Yountville, CA
1867: District Attorney, Humboldt County
1878-1880: City Attorney, City of Eureka
1884-1889: Justice, Humboldt County Superior Court
1890: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on October 1.
1891-1895: Justice, California Supreme Court
- De Haven is the only State Senator to represent a county when it was being dissolved. Klamath County, represented in the Assembly by James E. Murphy, was dissolved in 1874.
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]