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  Gillett, James Norris
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NameJames Norris Gillett
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Eureka, California , United States
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Born September 20, 1860
DiedApril 20, 1937 (76 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jul 24, 2015 05:15pm
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InfoGILLETT, James Norris, a Representative from California; born in Viroqua, Vernon County, Wis., September 20, 1860; moved with his parents to Sparta, Wis., in 1865; attended the grammar and high schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Sparta, Wis.; moved to Eureka, Humboldt County, Calif., in 1883 and continued the practice of law; city attorney 1889-1895; member of the State senate 1897-1899; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1903, to November 4, 1906, when he resigned, having been elected Governor; served as Governor of California 1907-1911; resumed the practice of law in San Francisco, Calif., and resided in Berkeley, Calif., until his death there on April 20, 1937; interment in Oakland Columborium, Oakland, Calif.
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