Memoirs of Ed Fletcher 1952 Biography of San Diego Developer & Politician Edward History Genealogy Solana Beach Del Mar El Cajon La Mesa

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Title: Memoirs of Ed Fletcher

Author: Ed Fletcher

Description: Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title on spine. Inscribed by author and numbered [1386] on limitation page. Two leaves of the front matter are hinged with tape. Handwritten commentary affixed to final text page and short note written on rear flyleaf, otherwise interior is clean. Many illustrations from photographs. xv, 751 pages. 8.75 x 5.75 inches.

The memoirs of Col. Edward Houlton Fletcher (1872-1955), San Diego pioneer, politician, and important San Diego County developer. Fletcher was instrumental in developing the area's water supply, highway and railway transportation, and was involved in many dimensions of the civic development which transformed the sleepy seaside town into a burgeoning metropolis.

In addition to recording his role in developing the San Diego area, he also provides accounts of his association with many famous persons (President Harding, Wendell Wilkie, General Perhshing, Herbert Hoover, R.G. Sproul, Henry Wallace, Alf Landon, Owen Wister, Earl Warren, and many others), and presents genealogical material for the Fletcher family, both ancestors and descendants.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [published by author]
Place: [San Diego, California]
Year: 1952

Keywords: autobiography, biography, genealogy, Fletcher family, San Diego, history, Fletcher Hills, Solana Beach, Del Mar, El Cajon, La Mesa, San Diego County, Cuyamaca,

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