James A. Anderson, a well known and successful fruit grower and shipper at Lodi, is one of the old-timers in the fruit business of California. Mr. Anderson came to California from Missouri, in Livingston county of which state he was born January 4, 1849. His parents were James and Margaret (Austin) Anderson, his father a native of Indiana, and of Scotch extraction, and his mother a native of Tennessee.
Clifford E. Allen, physician and surgeon of Stockton, California, is one of the young and progressive members of his profession, and has made rapid advancement since he first opened his office and offered his skill to the public. Dr. Allen was born in Bangor, Butte county, California, July 31, 1871, a son of John E. and Mary (Baine) Allen, who are both living in Bangor.