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Biography of John B. Hickman of Salinas California

John B. Hickman is the efficient and accommodating county horticultural commissioner of Monterey county, with headquarters at the Farm Advisor’s office, on Main street, Salinas. A native of England, he was born in Oxford, January 18, 1848, but was reared and educated in Buffalo, New York, his parents having come to the United States when …

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Biography of Joseph V. Crivello of Monterey California

A dealer in cigars whose leaders are all favorites and whose patrons are the same steady buyers who know a good thing when they smoke it, is Joseph V. Crivello, of 205 Alvarado street, Monterey, where he owns a half interest in the Star Pool Room. He was born in Italy, November 2, 1892, the …

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Biography of Carlisle S. Abbott of Salinas California

Posterity, ever desirous of doing honor to all those who, by their lives and works, have made the world so much the better for their having toiled within it, will not soon forget the late Carlisle S. Abbott, the well-known California pioneer and the father of Harvey E. Abbott, whose biography is briefly presented elsewhere …

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Biography of Mrs. Lucie A. Chase of Pacific Grove California

So long as Pacific Grove is animated with the spirit under which it was founded, so long will it honor such gentlewomen as Mrs. Lucie A. Chase, of 967 Ocean boulevard, decidedly one of the representative residents of this representative town. She was born at Plainfield, New Hampshire, and christened Lucie A. Moore. At Concord, …

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Biography of Orazio V. Enea of Monterey California

Orazio V. Enea, is a well known fisherman, doing business at 308 Main street, Monterey. He was born in Italy, November 12, 1877, the son of Vicenzo and Mary (Cardenilli) Enea. The father came to the United States but after expending five years in California returned to Italy. Both parents died in 1915. Orazio V. …

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Biography of Eugene S. Franscioni of Soledad California

Eugene S. Franscioni is the oldest of six children born to Sereno and Mary (Marentis) Franscioni, his brothers and sisters being William, who is associated with his father in the retail meat business; Margaret, now Mrs. Guy Cavalli; Albert, an automobile mechanic; Lillian, a clerk in the department store of Soledad Mercantile Company at Soledad; …

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Biography of John McKay of Monterey California

John McKay, the wide-awake proprietor of the Woodbine Cigar Store, at 450 Alvarado street, Monterey, was born in Toronto, Canada, September 19, 1871. His father, who also bore the name of John McKay, died in Canada, but his mother, Mrs. Ann (Hellams) McKay, came to California, where she passed away. All who knew them testify …

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Biography of Fred Ruhl of Pebble Beach California

Among the well known building contractors in Monterey county there is perhaps none who has established for himself a higher reputation for the general excellence and artistic character of his work than has Fred Ruhl, who has been engaged in contracting in Pebble Beach for the past ten years and more, and who during that …

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Biography of Henry L. Mead of Monterey California

Henry L. Mead, the dependable and popular transfer agent for the Del Monte Hotel, is a native son, born at Castroville, October 6, 1870, and is a son of Henry Sherman and Juana (Pomber) Mead. The father came to the Golden state at the age of seventeen years, in 1858. He entered the service of …

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Biography of Jose Maria Gil of Jolon California

Don Jose Maria Gil, deceased, was born in Madrid, Spain, December 14, 1821. His father was a native of Scotland, who went to Spain as a young man and married a young Spanish lady of good family. When Jose was about seven years old he came to America with his parents, who settled at Herongariquero, …

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