Collection of J. A. (Jackson Alpheus)
Graves papers, Los Angeles lawyer and businessman, dating from 1876 to 1933.
J. A. (Jackson Alpheus) 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 to
21.96 Linear Feet
(14 boxes, 47 volumes, 1 oversize folder)
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