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W. P. Whitsett
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1875
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1965
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Early San Fernando Valley pioneer and developer (a land sales agent for the Los Angeles Suburban Homes Co., c. 1910), particularly the community of Van Nuys. A backer for the construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and later became a commissioner for the L.A. Department of Water and Power (1924). Known as "the Father of Van Nuys". Whitsett Ave. which traverses through North Hollywood and Studio City is named for him. 
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  Ida Lewis Floyd Whitsett (1893 - 1969)*
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Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: The Court of Freedom section, Map G41, Lot 4231, Interment Space 1
Created by: Theologianthespian
Record added: Feb 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65478801
W. P. Whitsett
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W. P. Whitsett
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- Sharon Benefiel Palmer
 Added: Dec. 2, 2011

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