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San Diego and Imperial Counties, California: A Record of ..., Volume 1
William Ellsworth Smythe
No preview available - 2015
able acquired his education acres active affairs afterward Angeles Association beautiful became born building built business ability Cajon career Centro Chula Vista church citizens Club Colorado Company conducted connected Coronado daughter dollars engaged enterprise erected Escondido established extensive farm father four fraternal George gives his allegiance graduated growth high school honorable hundred Illinois Imperial county Imperial valley important improvement industry interests Iowa John Knight Templar Knights of Pythias known land later lemon living manager marriage to Miss married Miss Mary Masonic order ment Missouri modern National City native Ohio operated Order of Elks organization parents pioneer planted political position practice profession progressive prominent promoted prosperity public schools public-spirited Railroad real-estate business republican party residence San Diego county San Francisco served settled sold southern California Spreckels success tion tract united in marriage upbuilding wife William York
Page 125 - A LATE lark twitters from the quiet skies ; And from the west, Where the sun, his day's work ended, Lingers as in content, There falls on the old, gray city An influence luminous and serene, A shining peace. The smoke ascends In a rosy-and-golden haze. The spires Shine, and are changed. In the valley Shadows rise. The lark sings on. The sun, Closing...
Page 164 - In the acquirement of an education he attended the public schools of his native...
Page 536 - He is a corporate member of the American board of commissioners for foreign missions, a director in the Young Men's Christian Association and a member of several charitable and philanthropic organizations.
Page 482 - He passed through consecutive grades to his graduation from the high school and then entered the building business, eventually becoming a contractor.
Page 185 - Angeles, one of the largest concerns of its kind in the United States west of Chicago.
Page 408 - Iowa and remained in that state until the outbreak of the Civil war. when he enlisted in Company M, Third Iowa Volunteer Cavalry, under command of Colonel Bussey.
Page 219 - Swayne has always been a republican but not an office seeker, preferring to concentrate his energies upon his business affairs and his church work.
Page 105 - He likewise belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and is a past grand of Four Cricks Lodge at Visalia, and a past chief patriarch of Damascus Encampment of Visalia, California.
Page 8 - Louis called upon to shoulder responsibilities differing materially from those which rested upon their predecessors. In a broader field of enterprise they find themselves obliged to deal with affairs of greater magnitude and to solve more difficult and complicated financial and economic problems.