HAYES, Everis Anson

HAYES, Everis Anson
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1855–1942

Biography

HAYES, Everis Anson, a Representative from California; born in Waterloo, Jefferson County, Wis., March 10, 1855; attended the public schools; was graduated from the Waterloo High School in 1873 and from the literary and law departments of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1879; was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Madison, Wis.; moved to Ashland, Wis., in 1883 and in 1886 to Hurley, Wis., and continued the practice of his profession; moved to Ironwood, Mich., in 1886 and engaged in the mining of ore; moved to San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., in 1887 and engaged in fruit raising and mining; with his brother became publisher and proprietor of the San Jose Daily Mercury Herald in 1901; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress; resumed his newspaper activities in San Jose, Calif., with mining interests in Ironwood, Mich., and Sierra City, Calif.; died in San Jose, Calif., June 3, 1942; interment in Oak Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Huntington Library

San Marino, CA
Papers: 1906, 1 letter. A circular letter sent to S.C. Baker from E.A. Hayes regarding Hayes' campaign for re-election to the House of Representatives from the 5th District of California. Includes references to various bills that Hayes supported, including the Panama Canal legislation and the Naval Appropriation Bill.
Papers: In the Signatures of the 59th United States Congress, circa 1905, 2 items. Persons represented include E.A. Hayes.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library

Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Robert King papers, 1887-1942, 1 linear foot. The papers include correspondence with members of the Hayes family, including the congressman.

University of Pennsylvania
Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In the Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1923, 2 items. Correspondence to Theodore Dreiser from E. A. Hayes, Individual Dept., and James D. Lennehan, Secretary, Life Extension Institute.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Hayes, E. A. (Everis Anson). Sermons by a Layman. Boston: The Christopher Publishing House, [c1927].

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