”JAMES EDWARD WADHAM.
Residence, 1710 Ash street; office, Granger building, San Diego. Born December 20, 1864, in Macomb, Ill., son of James Franklin and Martha (Ware) Wadham. Received his education in the public school of San Diego. Admitted to the bar upon examination by the Superior Court in San Diego in December, 1886; afterwards took special course in Harvard University, 1887-88; entered practice in San Diego: and has been a member of the firms of Wadham & Stearns Wadham & Jones; and of the present firm of Wadham & Pritchard. Admitted by the Supreme Court of the United States at Washington, January 8, 1894, upon motion of the late Hon. Stephen White. Director of the Chamber of Commerce, San Diego. Member of Cuyamaca Club; President of San Diego Rowing Club: member of Masonic fraternity. Democrat.”
Source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California, by Willoughby Rodman, published by William L. Porter, Los Angeles, 1909, page 244