A.H. Sweet: Profile of a High-Minded Gentleman
April 1, 1984
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.”
A.H. Sweet, his second wife Amy Whatmore and their daughter Elaine. Miss Whatmore was born in New Zealand.
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.
Two views of the central courtyard or patio of the West Spruce Street home. Architects were Richard Requa and Frank Meade.
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.