Category: Merced County

1925 History of Merced County - title page

Biography of W. H. Osborn of Atwater

As a dealer in real estate and an active member of the Merced County Republican Central Committee and as justice of the peace of Township No. 8, W. H. Osborn of Atwater has been closely identified with all forward movements for the upbuilding of Merced County and of this section of the San Joaquin Valley. …

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William G Collier

Biography of William G. Collier of Merced County

Remembered as an early pioneer of California, a man of erudition and scholarly attainments, and a citizen whose efforts were always given towards the advancement of public interests, William G. Collier is named among the representative men of the State as the “Father of Irrigation” and as a leader in the early days of the …

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1925 History of Merced County - title page

Biography of Thomas Blackstone Rector of Atwater

A successful rancher and business man of Merced County is Thomas Blackstone Rector, a native son of the State, born in Merced County near Hopeton, on February 10, 1863, the second son and child of Elbridge Gerry and Amanda (McFarlane) Rector, pioneers of California, the former now deceased but the latter is a resident of …

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1925 History of Merced County - title page

Biography of William Mumby of Dos Palos

In improving the opportunities that have come his way, William Mumby, the proprietor of the principal hardware store in Dos Palos, has evinced both discretion and sound business judgment and has won an enviable place among the up-builders of his locality. He was born in Lincolnshire, England, April 14, 1874, a son of William and …

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1925 History of Merced County - title page

Biography of William T. White of Livingston

Among the well-known men and progressive citizens of Merced County is William T. White, president of the White-Crowell Company, Inc., of Livingston. He was born in Paris, Kentucky, on May 27, 1868, and was orphaned by the death of his father that same year, while his mother passed away ten years later, in California. William …

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1925 History of Merced County - title page

Biography of Thomas Alexis Mack of Merced

Of southern birth and lineage, Thomas Alexis Mack displays in his character many of the qualities that have distinguished citizens of that section of our country for generations, and have won for himself a popularity and esteem which place him among the influential citizens of Merced County. He has been an active participant in public …

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