Haines, Israel David, attorney.

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Collection Mattes, Bill
Date of photo 1894
Description Israel David Haines, attorney, 1827-1892, p. 41. Haines' office was on the NE corner of Court and 3rd streets in a building that had been used by Catholics as a meeting place until the chapel was built on NW corner of Church and 1st streets.
Info in booklet:
"Israel David Haines was born at Xenia, Green County, Ohio, December 7, 1827, and died at Baker City, Oregon, on the 19th day of June, 1892, and during these 65 years lived an eventful life. (Summary:) Left home at age 17. In 1862 he was elected representative to Oregon legislature from Jackson County. Admitted to the bar in 1864. Went to Silver City, Idaho, where he practiced law. He was counsel in the Poor Man Mine case. In 1865 he was in San Francisco, with companions Binger Herman, Tom Brents. He went back to Idaho via Auburn, where he met Col. Loring, his old commander in the expedition of the Rifle Regiment in the "days of '49." He mined and practiced law in Auburn. He invested his mine earnings in stock and land in Baker Valley and property in Baker City. He represented Baker County in the legislature for 10 years. He was one of the chief promoters of change of county seat from Auburn to Baker City. He founded and his heirs now own the townsite of Haines. He married Miss Sarah M. Dorsett in Baker City in 1871. They had five children, four of whom survive him. He was laid to rest in the Odd Fellows cemetery of the Baker City Lodge of which he was a charter member."
Object ID 2005.5.55
Place Court, 2200, north
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