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Title
James L. Gillis, Judson C. Brusie
Contributor
Cliff House Tin Type Gallery
Date Created and/or Issued
1902
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2017-0508.
Shows two men posed in front of painted backdrop of Cliff House. "August 10 1902" -- handwritten on paper envelope.
James L. Gillis was born in Richmond Iowa to Charles and Emily Eliza (Gelatt) Gillis in 1857. Family came overland in 1861 to Nevada, moved into California in 1866, eventually settling in Sacramento. James went to work in 1872 for Sacramento Valley Railroad Company, in 1894 appointed by Judson Brusie as chief clerk Assembly Ways & Means Committee. Thereafter, served several sessions as chief clerk, other times worked in archives, Secretary of State's office. In 1899 became State Librarian.
Judson Coffin Brusie was born in La Porte, Ind. in 1864 to Luther and Margaret (Coffin) Brusie. Became a lawyer, worked as agent for Metropolitan Surety Company, secretary for State Railroad Commission, was playwright, served in State Assembly for three terms between 1887 and 1894. Died in 1908.
Emily Lumbard;
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Portraits.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : paper folder, tintype ; 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001603276CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Gillis, J. L.. (James Louis),, 1857-1917--Portraits
Brusie, Judson C.,, 1864-1908--Portraits
California. Legislature. Assembly--Biography--Portraits
California State Library--Biography--Portraits
Librarians
Legislators--California
Lawyers--California
Dramatists--California
San Francisco (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Sacramento (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Tintypes
Place
California
San Francisco (Calif.)
Sacramento (Calif.)

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