History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties

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Biography of Robert H. Durham & Sons of Plainfield California

If the visitor to Plainfield, California, should inquire for the largest and best equipped dairy in the locality, he would no doubt be directed to that of R. H. Durham & Sons. R. H. Durham, the head of this prosperous and well managed dairy, was born in Suffolk, England. In the early years of his …

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Biography of Salvatore Cardinale of Monterey California

Salvatore Cardinale, a wholesale dealer in all kinds of fish, on Washington street, Monterey, enjoys a prosperity which he has worked very hard to realize. He was born in Palermo, Sicily, September 4, 1869, the son of Oratizo and Agnes Cardinale, and not only was his father a fisherman but he comes from a long …

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Biography of Lee Dudgeon of Soledad California

Although Lee Dudgeon’s farm near Soledad is not the largest in the vicinity, it is acknowledged as one of the best managed and best improved in that part of Monterey county. Its owner was born in Knox county, Ohio, April 2, 1870, a son of David and Mary Jane (Freeman) Dudgeon. His paternal grandfather, Simon …

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Biography of Rosa M. Feliz of King City California

Probably no woman in Monterey county is better known for her unselfish labor in caring for the afflicted, the old and infirm, and fatherless children than Rosa M. Feliz, of King City. She is a daughter of Don Jose Maria and Maria (Vallejo) Gil, her family being a link between the old Spanish regime and …

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Biography of Alexander M. Allan of Monterey California

A captain of industry who well merits the laurels bestowed upon him for his contribution to the expansion of local trade, is Alexander M. Allan, president of the Monterey Canning Company, Point Lobos, Monterey. He was born at Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles M. and Margaret Allan, the former a miner who had the …

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Biography of Robert R. Diaz of King City California

Few men have been more intimately associated with the great cattle interests of California than Robert R. Diaz. He was born in the city of San Francisco, October 3, 1857, of Spanish parents. His father, Thomas Diaz, was born at Santiago, Chili, and his mother, whose maiden name was Maria Torres, was also a Chilean, …

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Biography of S. Peter Anderson of Salinas California

S. Peter Anderson was born February 24, 1867, near Helsingborg, Sweden, a son of Thoed and Christine ( Sorenson) Anderson. He was reared on a farm, attended the common schools,and at the age of eighteen years came to the United States, and direct to San Francisco. Not finding employment to his liking in that city, …

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Biography of Eugene Rianda of King City California

Eugene Rianda is a native of Monterey county, having been born at Soledad on February 12, 1895. His parents, John and Rosa (Bianchini) Rianda, were both born in Switzerland and came to California in 1872. They first settled at Watsonville, where they resided for about twenty years, when they removed to Soledad. For many years …

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Biography of Samuel J. Miller of Carmel California

What extraordinary progress has been made in both the designing and building of superior houses in Monterey county is pleasantly evidenced in the broad, progressive and very enterprising operations of Samuel J. Miller, of Twelfth street, Carmel. He was born in the state of Washington, February 6, 1888, and learned the trade of a carpenter …

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Biography of Barnet J. Segal of Carmel California

Barnet J. Segal of Carmel, the affable and progressive cashier of the Bank of Carmel, was born in New York city, January 31, 1898, and was reared and educated in the state of New Jersey. He attended and graduated from the Bayonne high school, and then became a student in the New York University; while …

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