Daniel B. TREFETHEN, prominent attorney of Seattle, is a native of New Hampshire, and was born in 1876. His early educational training was in public schools, following which he attended Amherst College, and graduated in 1898 with the degree of B. A. His legal training was in Harvard, where he graduated in 1901, with the LL. B. degree. The same year he located in Seattle and entered upon the active practice of his profession, and was associated with Ira Bronson until 1908, following which he formed a partnership with Loren Grinstead under the firm name of Trefethen & Grinstead, and later he became associated with HOWARD M. Findley, under the firm name of TREFETHEN & Findley.
He has been active in the affairs of the bar association and has served on several of its most important committees. In 1908 he became a member and president of the library board and served consecutively under various city administrations, making one of the most progressive members that body has ever had. Mr. TREFETHEN is a member of the board of trustees of the Chamber of Commerce and chairman of that organization's Civic Bureau. He is a past potentate of Nile Temple of the Shrine and Past Commander of Lawson Consistory. He also holds membership in various other Masonic bodies. He has served as president of the Young Men's Republican club and has been active in the activities of that party in the northwest. Mr. Trefethen, in 1906, married Miss Anna ANNABLE, and the couple have two boys.
Updated October 29, 2018 by Andrew Trefethen