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Elmer Henry Gum
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1873
Lodi
San Joaquin County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1941
Placer County
California, USA

married Nov. 26, 1896, at Lodi

5 children
Moya, wife of Edward P. Bemis Jr., of Santa Cruz.

Gaytrell Gum who was a bookkeeper for Placer County Bank at the time of her death in 1923.

Lester H. Gum was a foreman in the machinist department of the Ford Garage in Auburn, and a deputy sheriff.
GUM LESTER H 06/12/1903 M CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES(19) 02/01/1976

Helen, a graduate of the Placer Union High School and a stenographer.
BECK HELEN PRISCILLA 01/11/1906 COPPER GUM F CALIFORNIA EL DORADO 02/24/1982

Infant Gum 1916-1916

He was a member of several lodges in the area.

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On February 22, 1928 Placer County Sheriff Elmer Gum, a passenger in the vehicle was involved in a traffic accident while returning from a raid on an illegal liquor operation in the Roseville area. The vehicle in which Elmer Gum and Frank Dependener were passengers collided with another vehicle and rolled down a 25-foot embankment, coming to rest upside down.
Elmer suffered major injuries but survived. Frank H. Dependener suffered a broken neck and died instantly.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John H Gum (____ - 1905)
  Susie E Keller Gum (____ - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily M. Copper Gum (1876 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Moya L. Gum Bemis (1898 - 1975)*
  Gaytrell J. Gum (1899 - 1923)*
  Helen Priscilla Gum Beck (1906 - 1982)*
  Baby Gum (1916 - 1916)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charlie A Gum (____ - 1878)*
  Elmer Henry Gum (1873 - 1941)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Auburn Cemetery
Auburn
Placer County
California, USA
Plot: 529
 
Created by: Glenda Ragan
Record added: Oct 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42858206
Elmer Henry Gum
Added by: Glenda Ragan
 
Elmer Henry Gum
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Elmer Henry Gum
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Per "Those Who Make Memories" at the Placer County Library, Elmer Gum "was one of the best law enforcement officers in northern California." He served as sheriff for 22 years. He solved many cases,including the notorious Weber family murders in 1904.
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 Added: Feb. 2, 2012
Auburn Daily Journal/Sept 1915-shows Elmer Gum, J.T. Walsh and J.J. Reeves
- Glenda Ragan
 Added: Dec. 9, 2011

- Glenda Ragan
 Added: Mar. 6, 2010
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