James T. Wallace (1843-1911) served on City Council in 1901 and 1903. He was a member of the Municipal League. 3
Before arriving in California, Wallace fought with the Confederates (the South) in the Civil War. Wallace was a Professor (and possibly a librarian) at the California College, a Baptist College that later became the Berkeley Baptist Divinity School.
Wallace lived at 965 East Twenty-third street. He was married and had three daughters. 2
While on Council, Wallace was an "avowed leader" of the temperance movement. 1
Death and Burial
After a short illness, Wallace died in 1911 while in Merritt Hospital. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
Links and References
- "CONSIDER LICENSES AND PRIZE-FIGHTS." San Francisco Chronicle: May 5, 1903.
- Prof. J. T. Walace Dies After Short Illness The San Francisco Call: Apr 10, 1911.
- "BARSTOW TO BE OAKLAND'S MAYOR." San Francisco Chronicle: Mar 13, 1901.