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Edmund S. Janes

Residence,196 North Chester avenue,Pasadena; .office, 619-21 Laughlin building, Los Angeles. Born January 29, 1858, in Champaign, Ill., son of Rev. Lester Janes and Sarah Hall (Smith) Janes. Married April 5, 1882, to Mrs. Hattie Wilkins. Received his early education in the schools of his native place, and graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Ill., A. B., 1878; M. A., 1881. Studied law in Quincy, Ill., and was admitted to the bar by the Supreme Court of that state, June 18, 1880; engaged in practice in Quincy with brother, George M. Janes, until 1885, when he moved to Norton county, Kan.; local attorney for Missouri Pacific Railway in Kansas, for several years; later moved to Missouri, where he remained until 1905, when he located in Los Angeles. Served as delegate to Republican State Conventions in Missouri four times. Member Masonic fraternity, and Quincy Illinois Society (Los Angeles). Republican.
[History of the bench and bar of southern California By Willoughby Rodman, 1909 - Submitted by Kim Torp]

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