John All Barham
John All Barham
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 1st district
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1901
|Preceded by||Thomas J. Geary|
|Succeeded by||Frank Coombs|
|Born||July 17, 1843|
Cass County, Missouri
|Died||January 22, 1926 (aged 82)|
Santa Rosa, California
Barham was born on a farm in Cass County, Missouri on July 17, 1843. He moved to California with his parents in 1849 during the California Gold Rush, ending up settling in Woodland, where he attended the common schools and Hesperian College. Between 1864 and 1876, Barham taught in public schools. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1865, commencing practice in Watsonville, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa.
Barham was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, and Fifty-sixth Congresses, running from March 4, 1895, to March 3, 1901. He also served as chairman of the Committee on Mileage during the Fifty-fifth and the Fifty-sixth Congresses, but he was not a candidate for renomination in 1900.
- John All Barham at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- John A. Barham at Find-A-Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Thomas J. Geary
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 1st congressional district
Frank L. Coombs
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