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Biography of George P. Butler of Santa Cruz California

The spirit of enterprise and business discernment finds expression in George P. Butler, grower and shipper of fancy hothouse cucumbers, of 562 Ocean street, Santa Cruz. He was born in Surrey, England, April 24, 1877, a son of George and Eliza (Smith) Butler, the former a native of Rye, England, now deceased, while the latter …

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Biography of Luke P. Biskup of Watsonville California

Luke P. Biskup, prominently identified with the fruit-packing industry of Watsonville, is a self-made man and a representative of that type of foreign-born American citizen whose inherited tendencies of industry, enterprise and integrity have added so much to the development and prosperity of our nation. He was born June 5, 1887, in the province of …

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Biography of Adolf Rother of Santa Cruz California

A native of Germany who has become a full-fledged American and enjoys the confidence, esteem and goodwill of his fellow-citizens in this, his adopted country, is Adolf Rother, the proprietor of the “Town Clock Cafe,” at 107 Pacific avenue, Santa Cruz. He was born in Riesengebirge, Germany, August 12, 1881, and when nineteen years-of-age came …

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Biography of Edward B. Breschini of Blanco California

Breschini’s Emporium in Blanco, is one of the well known and thriving mercantile concerns of Monterey county. In 1888 John Breschini came from Switzerland and settled in central California. For several years he worked on dairy farms in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, and then bought a ranch near Blanco. In 1900 he gave a …

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Biography of Stephen Scurich of Watsonville California

Some men are born with a genius for leadership and no obstacle can prevent them from attaining the object of their ambition. Of this type is Stephen Scurich, who came to this country a poor boy and through the strength of his character and the force of his mental endowments has overcome circumstances, bending them …

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Biography of Carl F. Arnold of Watsonville California

Carl F. Arnold, whose talents lie along mechanical lines, has worked for many of the leading automobile manufacturers of the country, constantly broadening his knowledge and augmenting his skill, and is now classed with the most successful dealers of Watsonville, where he also operates a well equipped repair shop. Fortune has not always bestowed her …

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Biography of Mrs. Alice Culverwell Dixon of Santa Cruz California

Mrs. Alice Culverwell Dixon, clerk of the board of education of the city of Santa Cruz, and widely known for her executive ability, is constantly actuated by a desire to be of service, in making the school system here equal to that of any other part of the state. Mrs. Dixon is a native daughter …

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Moreland Notre Dame Academy California

Moreland Notre Dame Academy California

The Moreland Notre Dame Academy stands in majestic beauty just where the main thoroughfare of Watsonville blends with the Santa Cruz highway. It is the splendid tribute of a devoted mother to the memory of her only child, and a still more splendid memorial of that mother’s grand Catholic spirit. The academy was erected in …

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Biography of George Paulsen of Santa Cruz California

George Paulsen, proprietor of the Sunshine Creamery at 17 Walnut avenue, Santa Cruz, was born on a farm in Schleswig-Holstein, Denmark, January 19, 1892. In young manhood he served for a year in the Danish army and then worked in a creamery, the two experiences affording him a practical knowledge of life that has been …

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Biography of Grant Stewart of Watsonville California

The experiences of life on the western frontier are thoroughly familiar to Grant Stewart, who followed mining and railroading in the early days and is now engaged in the cement contracting business at Watsonville. His activities along construction lines have brought him a wide acquaintance in northern California, and his is the record of a …

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