A.H. Sweet: Profile of a High-Minded Gentleman

April 1, 1984

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Spring 1984, Volume 30, Number 2
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor

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Adelbert Hiram Sweet

Page 125.

Adelbert Hiram Sweet, San Diego attorney received the highest forms of tribute from his peers and was known as “easily the leader of the bar.”

Sweet family

Page 128.

A.H. Sweet, his second wife Amy Whatmore and their daughter Elaine. Miss Whatmore was born in New Zealand.

Page 130.

The Sweet home on West Spruce Street. Elaine Sweet recalls that it was built “during all of 1914,” and was created by workers hired from one day to the next.

The sun room.

Page 131.

The sun room.

central courtyard     central courtyard

Page 132.

Two views of the central courtyard or patio of the West Spruce Street home. Architects were Richard Requa and Frank Meade.

San Diego Bar Association picnic

Page 134.

A San Diego Bar Association picnic, c. 1900. A.H. Sweet is seated at the front, extreme left.

 

THE PHOTOGRAPHS are courtesy of Miss Elaine Sweet.