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Myford Plum Irvine
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Birth: 1898
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1959
Irvine
Orange County
California, USA

Son of Land Developer and rancher James I. Irvine. Irvine started the Irvine Ranch in the early 1900's. At one time Irvine owned 1/3 of Orange County, California, 110,000 acres. On his death in 1947, Myford took over as President of the Irvine Ranch Company. The ranch grew oranges, beans and other produce. In 1959, Myford was found in his basement with 3 self inflicted gunshot wounds. He shot himself twice in the stomach with a .16 gauge shotgun, than in the temple with a .22-caliber revolver to finish the job. Myford was said to be right handed but shot himself with the left hand. To this day, several doubt it was suicide. He is also said to haunt the old ranch that still stands today in the city of Irvine. The ranch is now a museum.  
 
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 Spouse:
  Gloria Wood Irvine (1918 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pacific View Memorial Park
Corona del Mar
Orange County
California, USA
Plot: Palm Garden, Lot 23, Grave B
 
Created by: Graving Queen of the OC
Record added: Jan 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8286758
Myford Plum Irvine
Added by: Graving Queen of the OC
 
Myford Plum Irvine
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