Last updated on: 8/19/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

James D. Phelan, JD Biography

Title:
Former US Senator (D-CA)
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 6, 2009

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with advanced degrees in fields relevant to immigration. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to immigration.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • US Senator (D-CA), Mar. 4, 1915 – Mar. 3, 1921
  • President/Fund Custodian, Board of Directors, San Francisco Relief and Red Cross Funds, 1906
  • Member, Committee of Fifty (for earthquake relief in San Francisco), 1906
  • City Mayor, San Francisco, CA, 1897-1902
  • Former Partner, Phelan & Son
  • Former Chairman, Board of Directors, United Bank & Trust Co.
  • Former Honorary Member, English Club, San Jose State Teachers College
Education:
  • JD, University of California at Berkeley
  • AB, University of San Francisco, 1881
  • St. Ignatius High School
Other:
  • Died in Montalvo, CA on Aug. 7, 1930
  • Born in San Francisco, CA on Apr. 20, 1861