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James Van Ness

AKA James P. Van Ness

Born: 1808
Birthplace: Burlington, VT
Died: 28-Dec-1872
Location of death: San Luis Obispo, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of San Francisco, 1855-56

Father: Cornelius Peter Van Ness (b. 26-Jan-1782, d. 15-Dec-1852, Governor of Vermont)
Brother: Cornelius Van Ness (b. 1803, d. 2-May-1842, accidental gunshot)
Brother: George Van Ness
Sister: Cornelia Van Ness
Daughter: Elizabeth Van Ness
Son: Thomas C. Van Ness

    University: Yale University
    Law School: Winchester Law School, Winchester, VA

    California State Senate (1871)
    Mayor of San Francisco (1855-56)
    Virginia Bar Association 1828

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