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Finding Aid for the Charles Edmund Haas Papers, ca. 1884-1957
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Description
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, California Reverie.
Background
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.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.