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Capt Joseph H. "Joe" Pomin
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Birth: unknown, Germany
Death: Mar. 8, 1931
Alameda County
California, USA

Aged 86 year. Pioneer of the Tahoe region of California. He died at the home of his daughter Mrs. Maude Swartz. Joseph and his four brothers came to the U.S. when he was 19 years old. They made their home for four years at Forset Hill near Auburn, CA. He came to Glenbrook, NV in 1868, then the only settlement of any size in the area. Here he became Captain of the first Lake Steamer, the Governor Blaisdell. About 1870 he became Captain of the second steamer, the Governor Stanford. Captain Pomin saw both of these steamers condemned and go t opieces in the lake storms. In 1900 he became Captain of the motor launch Mamie of Tallac, he was her pilot for some time. Captain Pomin made seven trips around the Horn.

He was the last living of the five brothers, one of who was the late Captain Ernest J. Pomin, who for many years piloted the Tahoe and Nevada Steamers. Surviving are a son, E.J. Pomin of Lake Tahoe and daughter Mrs. Emanuel Swartz of Berkeley and many more relatives including nephews Frank Pomin of Pomin's Hotel and Ernest H. Pomin of Tahoe City.
Joseph was buried on 12 Mar 1931. 
Family links: 
  Tillie Sayles (____ - 1928)
  Elwood Augustav Pomin (1887 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeside Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Sacramento County
California, USA
Created by: Eileen
Record added: Aug 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74732914
Capt Joseph H. Joe Pomin
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