Portrait of William McConnell, Sonoma County District Attorney
Biographical or Historical Note
William E. McConnell (November 23, 1839-June 25, 1928) was born in Blount County, Tennessee. He emigrated to California in 1850 with his family, who worked in the gold mines until settling in Woodland in 1853. He attended school in Sonoma from 1858 to 1862 before commencing the study of law, at Santa Rosa, in the office of Judge C. P. Wilkins. In 1864 he was admitted to the Bar and had a long career, including being twice elected as District Attorney for the County of Sonoma.
Date Created or Published
between 1960 and 1980
Item Type (Original)
Item Physical Format or Genre
Black and white photographs; Portraits
Number of Parts or Pages
Other Physical Details
black and white
Item Physical Dimensions
18 x 13 cm
Sonoma Heritage Collections Theme
Public Safety, Law and Crime
McConnell, William E., 1839-1928
Subject (Time Period)
Public prosecutors; Lawyers
State or Province
City or Town
Source of Title
Title from verso.
Reproduction Details (Physical Items)
Reproduced from tin-type.
Library has digital copy only.
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