Heney, Francis J. (Francis Joseph), 1859-1937.

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A lawyer in the Western United States.

From the description of Francis J. Heney papers, 1892-1937. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 27041869

Biographical Information

Francis Joseph Heney was a lawyer most famous for his involvement in the Dr. John Christopher Handy divorce case in 1891, the Oregon Land Fraud trials in 1905, and the San Francisco graft prosecution from 1906 to 1908. In 1914 Heney ran for the U.S. Senate as a Progressive, but lost to Democrat James D. Phelan.

From the guide to the Francis J. Heney papers, 1892-1937, (The Bancroft Library)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Brewer, Helene Maxwell. person
correspondedWith Cobb, C. W. person
correspondedWith Cobb, C. W. person
associatedWith Denman, William, 1872-1959. person
associatedWith Heney, Ruth. person
associatedWith Hichborn, Franklin, 1868-1964. person
associatedWith Johnson, Hiram, 1866-1945. person
associatedWith Older, Fremont, 1856-1935. person
associatedWith Online Archive of California. corporateBody
associatedWith Phelan, James D. (James Duval), 1861-1930. person
associatedWith Progressive Party (1912) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt Progressive Republican League of California. corporateBody
correspondedWith Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936 person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--San Francisco
West (U.S.)
United States
Trials (Misconduct in office)
Political corruption
Siletz Indians--Land tenure
Land titles--Registration and transfer--Cases


Birth 1859

Death 1937

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