John Wayland

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John Abram Wayland
9th President of the Board of Trustees of Chico, California
In office
1889 – 1890[1]
Preceded by Michael Mery
Succeeded by Michael Mery
Personal details
Born 1849[2]
Missouri [2]
Died July 6, 1890[2]
Butte County, California [2]
Resting place Section 8-A, Lot 22, Space 3,
Chico Cemetery,
Chico, California [2][3]
Residence Chico, California
Occupation druggist, clerk, businessman

John Abram Wayland (1849–1890) was the ninth President of the Chico Board of Trustees, the governing body of Chico, California from 1889 to 1890.

He was born in Missouri in 1849, the son of Dr. Joseph Franklin Wayland, and Emma S. R. McCullough Wayland. He came to Chico with his father, a prominent pharmacist.


  1. City Clerk's Office, City of Chico, Roster of Chico City Council Members
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 John Abram Wayland at Find a Grave
  3. Chico Cemetery
Preceded by
Michael Mery
President of the Board of Trustees of Chico, California
Succeeded by
Michael Mery