Hiram Bond

Hiram Bond

Lawyer + Investment Banker + Investor
Born 1838

Judge Hiram Bond was born in 1838 in Farmersville, Cattaraugus County, New York and died in Seattle in 1906. He was a corporate lawyer, investment banker and an investor in various businesses including gold mining. He was the son of Hiram Bond M.D. and Almeda Slusser and was married to Laura Ann Higgins. His offspring were Louis Whitford Bond born in New York City, New York in 1865 and Marshall Latham Bond born in Orange, Virginia in 1867.… Read More

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1838 Birth Born in 1838.


1865 27 Years Old His offspring were Louis Whitford Bond born in New York City, New York in 1865 and Marshall Latham Bond born in Orange, Virginia in 1867. … Read More
1866 28 Years Old Hiram Bond was appointed to a federal judgeship in Orange County, Virginia in 1866 under Reconstruction. … Read More


1868 30 Years Old In 1868 he was appointed to the position of Master of Bankruptcy for the state of Virginia by President Ulysses S. Grant. … Read More
1870 32 Years Old In 1870 Judge Bond started visiting Denver and the other parts of Colorado on business.
1872 34 Years Old On the evening of January 14, 1872 he was among local notables invited by the Governor to be attendants at a ball held for Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia. … Read More


1881 43 Years Old In 1881 Judge Hiram Bond became involved with the Des Moines, Iowa corn starch and glucose producer the New York Grape Sugar Corporation. … Read More
1887 49 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He began by purchasing a house at Decatur and helping form a new company Decatur Land Improvement and Furnace Company there in 1887 as Vice President and General Manager. … Read More


1889 51 Years Old Judge Hiram Bond was the Chief Operating Officer of the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company from 1889 to 1891. … Read More
1891 53 Years Old Beginning in 1891 Judge Hiram Bond and a younger brother Elmer Monroe Bond a New York City wholesale produce dealer were involved in a fruit packing business in Santa Clara, California. … Read More
1893 55 Years Old Urged for Senator - Judge Bond for some years contemplated running for the office of United States Senator and his name was very strongly pressed during the Allen-Turner deadlock in the legislature of 1893. … Read More
1895 57 Years Old Again in 1895 he was a receptive candidate but did not press his claims. … Read More
1897 59 Years Old 1 More Event
Deal for the PI - In 1897 Judge Bond offered to buy The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, at that time owned by John D. Hoge and James D. Hoge Jr. of this city but before the negotiations were concluded his son, Marshall Bond becoming infected with the gold fever determined to go to the Klondike mining country. … Read More


1901 63 Years Old London visited Marshall Bond at New Park Judge Bond's Ranch in 1901 at Santa Clara which included a plum orchard, vineyard and winery as well pasture for a string of polo ponies. … Read More
1906 68 Years Old 1 More Event
At the time of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 Santa Clara's water towers were knocked down and the community was supplied from the Bond's reservoir. … Read More
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