Henry Haight

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For the former California governor, see Henry Huntly Haight.

Henry Haight (1820–1869) was an American exchange banker and pioneer. He was the manager of the Banking House of Page, Bacon & Co. in San Francisco during the California gold rush era.

He is the uncle of Henry Huntly Haight (1825–1878), tenth governor of California.[1]

Haight Street, running from San Francisco's Civic Center through the Haight-Ashbury, is named in his honor.[2]


  1. ^ "Henry Haight obituary "Death of an Old Citizen"". San Francisco Examiner. 25 Mar 1869. p. 2. Retrieved 2007-06-01. 
  2. ^ "San Francisco Streets Named for Pioneers". Museum of the City of San Francisco. Retrieved 2007-06-01.