State of California Department of Justice
Tirey L. Ford, 18th Attorney General
Tirey Ford was born in Monroe County, MO. Took office on January 2, 1899, and resigned September 15, 1902. He was charged with offering a bribe, and acquitted in 1907 after a long trial. Later on in life, he published a well-received novel, Dawn and the Dons: The Romance of Monterey. Tirey died on June 26, 1928, in San Francisco.