Tirey L. Ford, was born in Monroe County, Missouri, the son of Jacob Harrison Ford and Mary Winn Abernathy. In 1877, at the age of 19, Ford came to Colusa County, California. For three years, he worked on his uncle (Hugh J. Glenn)'s ranch; Glenn was a Democratic candidate for Governor. He became a student in the law office of Colonel Park Henshaw in Chico, California. He was admitted to the California Bar in August, 1882.
in San Francisco, California USA