Graves, J. A. (Jackson Alpheus), 1852-1933

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Jackson A. Graves (1852-1933), Los Angeles lawyer and businessman, came to California in 1857. He graduated from St. Mary's College in San Francisco in 1872 and studied law in the firm of Eastman and Neumann. Graves moved to Los Angeles in 1875. In 1888, after membership in various partnerships, Graves joined Henry O'Melveny, and the firm became Graves, O'Melveny and Shankland until its dissolution in 1904. Graves was vice-president of Farmers and Merchants National Bank in 1903 and president from 1920-33.

From the description of Papers of J. A. Graves, 1878-1930. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540436

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf O'Melveny, H. W. (Henry William), 1859-1941. Collection of Henry William O'Melveny, 1885-1940. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bicknell, John Dustin, 1838-1911. Papers of John Dustin Bicknell, 1872-1914 (bulk 1887-1897). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Graves, J. A. (Jackson Alpheus), 1852-1933. Papers of J. A. Graves, 1878-1930. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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California
California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Rancho San Pasqual (Calif.)
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Real property
Lawyers--Correspondence
Banks and banking--History--Sources
Law firms
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Birth 1852

Death 1933

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