A History of California and an Extended History of Los Angeles and Environs; Also Containing Biographies of Well-Known Citizens of the Past and Present Volume 3

A History of California and an Extended History of Los Angeles and Environs; Also Containing Biographies of Well-Known Citizens of the Past and Present Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...machinery. The son of Abraham and Mary F. Hitchcock, he was born in Cecil county, Md., February 18, 1869, and attended school until the age of ten years, when he was employed by the McCullough Iron Company as office boy, where he worked himself up to the position of assistant manager, having continued his education by attending a night school while employed by the McCullough Iron Company during the day. In 1893 he resigned his position as assistant manager with this firm to become manager of the Elwood Steel Company at Elwood City, Pa., where he remained one year, going thence to New York city, where he held the office of systematizer with the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for five years, a position which he later filled for two years in the Buffalo Forge Company, at Buffalo, N. Y., and for one year in the Baldwin Locomotive Works, at Philadelphia. Coming to Los Angeles, he engaged as purchasing agent and treasurer with the Baker Iron Works of this city, at the present time having charge of the purchasing of all material and supplies for the company. Mr. Hitchcock is a Mason, member of Pentalpha Lodge No. 202, and holds membership also in the Jonathan and Sierra Madre Clubs of Los Angeles. He is a member of the First Congregational Church, and in his political interests is allied with the Republicans. He was united in marriage in 1910 with Aileen Potts, whose father was the late A. W. Potts, of Los Angeles. Mr. and Mrs. Hitchcock are the parents of three daughters, Edith, Helen and Mildred. WILL P. STEVENS. Until the year 1903, Will P. Stevens, of Los Angeles, was engaged in the manufacture of mining machinery, but since that time has confined himself to building refrigerating machinery at his factory situated at Nos. 1630 to 1636 Long Beach...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236503716
  • 9781236503718