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Louis Ray Phillips
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1830, Germany
Death: Mar. 16, 1900
Spadra
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Phillips moved to California in 1849 - caught up in the Gold Rush! Once in California he opted not to mine but instead opened a general store in San Francisco. Moving to Los Angeles a year later and in 1853 he purchased a vast amount of land on the San Gabriel River. In 1866 he purchased another 12,000 acres of the San Jose Ranch for $30,000 and raised cattle and horses. Later than year he was appointed postmaster of Spadra. He married Esther Blake of Illinois on October 18, 1866. 
 
Burial:
Spadra Cemetery
Pomona
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: TLS
Record added: Oct 21, 2004
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Louis Ray Phillips
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So sad to see the vandalism at this cemetery. I visited here back in the early 1980's after taking a tour of the Phillip's Mansion. Today, industrial buildings have been built in front of the cemetery and there is one little access road that leads back to...(Read more)
- Brian Franks
 Added: Sep. 21, 2010

- Mary
 Added: May. 26, 2005
 
 
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