John J. McGilvra Papers, 1861–1903
University of Washington Libraries
Additional information at http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv74223
John J. McGilvra (1827–1903) was a prominent lawyer and judge in late 19th century Seattle, Washington. Rev. H.K. Hines, D.D. in An Illustrated History of the State of Washington (1893) described him as "the oldest member of the legal profession in Seattle, Washington, both in years and practice" and "the father of the Seattle bar." The papers of a prominent Seattle lawyer and United States Attorney for the Washington Territory, including correspondence, legal papers, speeches, writings, and McGilvra estate papers.
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