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William Henry Crocker
Birth: Jan. 13, 1861
Sacramento
Sacramento County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1937
Burlingame
San Mateo County
California, USA

Businessman Magnate. William Crocker founded and later became president of Crocker National Bank. When much of San Francisco was destroyed by the quake and fire of 1906, Crocker and his bank were major forces in financing reconstruction. Crocker was a University of California regent for nearly thirty years and funded the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory's second cyclotron. He was also on the Board of Directors for Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. and Chairman of the Board of Regents for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. from 1926-1937. His father, Charles Crocker (1822-1888), had been a builder of the Central Pacific railroad. Crocker National Bank and Crocker Investment Co. were national financial institutions until there final merge with Wells Fargo Bank in 1986. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Crocker (1822 - 1888)
  Mary Ann Deming Crocker (1827 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethel Sperry Crocker (1861 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Ethel Mary Crocker De Limur (1891 - 1964)*
  William Willard Crocker (1893 - 1964)*
  Helen Crocker Russell (1897 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emily Crocker (1853 - 1853)*
  Charles Frederick Crocker (1854 - 1897)*
  George Crocker (1856 - 1909)*
  Female Crocker (1858 - 1862)*
  Harriet Valentine Crocker Alexander (1859 - 1935)*
  William Henry Crocker (1861 - 1937)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: East Section, 23
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 16, 2003
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