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Henry S. Martin
Henry S. Martin

San Francisco Sheriff 1899

A "native son" of San Francisco, he was born in the City in 1858. Prior to running for Sheriff, he ran a business in the City. He was the Grand Treasurer of the Native Sons of the Golden West, a very powerful local fraternal organization that had many politicians as members. He was also President and Director of French Hospital, which he insured was available to ill soldiers during the Spanish American War.

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