Title: Henry H. Haight Family Collection
Box Number: 1650
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Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878
Scrapbooks, photographs, rosary novenas, Wolf Head Society roster.
Henry H. Haight was born in Rochester, N.Y., May 26, 1825. He graduated from Yale in 1844
and began practicing law. He came to California in January 1850. He served as a
democratic governor from December 5, 1867 through December 7, 1871. Mr. Haight was also
one of the Regents of the State University. He died of heart disease September 2, 1878,
in San Francisco.