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Title
Portrait of William H. Workman
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
He worked at the trade of printer in the "Southern Californian" office two years and in 1857 went into saddlery business. In 1867, he married Maria E. Boyle, daughter of Andrew A. Boyle. He succeeded Mr. Boyle in the ownership of Boyle Heights, which consisted of 80 acres. It was laid out as a town in 1880 having 50 or 60 families, and a horse car line connected it with Los Angeles. He developed a water system in Boyle Heights, laid out a park of 15 acres planted to citrus fruits. He served as Mayor of Los Angeles from 1886-1888 and for many years, its Treasurer.
William H. Workman, born in New Franklin, Mo. He was 14 when his parents brought him to Los Angeles.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00034061
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Portraits-Workman, William Henry
CARL0000036681
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/97545
Subject
Workman, William Henry,--1839-1918
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Ingersoll, Luther A

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