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2017-0476. Bust-length portrait. William Spencer Lowden was born in Windsor, Massachusetts in 1830 to Spencer Lowden and Mahitable White Bates. Arrived in California in 1849 via overland route. Settled, first, in Sacramento, working as carpenter; mined for gold in Northern California. Moving to Weaverville, purchased Lowden Ranch; built Weaverville and Shasta road, Lewiston turnpike. Surveyed the Weaverville area, working as United States Deputy Surveyor; also, County Surveyor (1876-1882). Employed in early days by Adams Company as race rider, rode for his employer in race from San Francisco to Portland, Or., his part to ride between Tehama and Weaverville. Died in 1912. Nellie L. Hollingsworth;
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1 photograph : card mount, print ; 11 x 8 3/8 in.
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