J Gillett CA

22nd Governor of California
Political Party Republican
Term January 9, 1907 - January 3, 1911  (46-50)
Lieutenant Governor Warren R. Porter
Predecessor George Pardee
Successor Hiram Johnson

Full Name James Norris Gillett

September 20, 1860

Viroqua, Wisconsin

Father Cyrus Foss Gillett  (1830-1906)
Mother Sarah Jane Norris  (1836-1904)

Royal Gillett  (1857-1858)

Cyrus Foss Gillett Jr.  (1863-1901)

Oscar Greve Gillett  (1869-1892)

Millard Fillmore Gillett  (1873-1940)

Walter Scott Gillett  (1876-1953)

Sisters Lydia Gillett Swan  (1863-1927)
Military Service


California State Militia



Representative from California's 1st District  (1903-1906)

California State Senator  (1897-1901)

Eureka, California City Attorney  (1890-1895)



April 20, 1937

Berkeley, California

(76 years)

Adelaide Pratt  (1864-1896)

Married 1886

Widowed 1896

(10 years)

Isabella Erzgraber  (1870-1946)

Married May 8, 1898

(38 years)


Effie May Gillett Newton

(m.1917 Philip Newton)

Born 1887

Died 1955

(67 years)

Ethel Gertrude Gillett Whitehorn

(m.1913 James Whitehorn)

Born 1889

Died 1973

(84 years)

Horace Pratt Gillett

Born 1892

Died 1903

(11 years)

James Norris Gillett Jr. 

(m.1931 Gwendolen Tillet)

Born 1901

Died 1964

(63 years)

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