Scope and Content
Title: Charles Edmund Haas Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1884-1957
Collection number: 1051
Haas, Charles E. (Charles Edmund), 1873-1960
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Charles Edmund Haas (1873-1960) was a clerk in the U.S. State Department (1905-06), Los Angeles deputy city attorney (1907-13),
deputy county counsel (1913-18), judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court (1926-31) and later a presiding judge (1948), Los Angeles
Superior Court. The collection consists of biographical materials on Judge Haas, several articles written by him and a bound
typescript of his autobiography,
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[Identification of item], Charles Edmund Haas Papers (Collection 1051). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Haas was born April 15, 1873 in California, Missouri; BA, Stanford University, 1898; LL.B., DGS, George Washington, P.G. Olympic,
1931; high school teacher (1895-1905); clerk, U.S. State Department (1905-06); Los Angeles deputy city attorney (1907-13);
deputy county counsel (1913-18); judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court (1926-31); became a judge, and later a presiding judge
(1948), Los Angeles Superior Court; president, Avocado-Citrus Company; vice president, Dell-Osso Mining and Milling Company;
lecturer on law, radio stations KFI and KECA; lecturer on California history, KRKD; wrote a book,
Lawyers I Have Known and Their Cases (1953?) and an autobiography entitled,
California Reverie; died in 1960.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of biographical materials about former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charles Edmund Haas and several
manuscripts of articles written by Judge Haas. Includes a bound typescript of his autobiography,
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Haas, Charles E. (Charles Edmund), 1873-1960--Archives.
Judges--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Authors, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.