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William Alvord
Birth: Jan. 3, 1833
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1904
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

San Francisco Mayor. A native of Albany, New York, Alvord moved to California in 1850 and settled in San Francisco five years later. He founded the hardware store of Alvord & Co., which he owned until 1866. In 1871 Alvord was elected the 14th Mayor of San Francisco, serving until 1873. He was then appointed a commissioner of Golden Gate Park (1873 to 1882) and would later serve as a San Francisco police commissioner (1878 until 1899). From 1878 until his death Alvord was President of the Bank of California. (bio by: G.Photographer) 
Family links: 
  William Alvord (1801 - 1837)
  Mary Elizabeth Whitney Alvord (1806 - 1870)
  Mary Eliza McIntosh Alvord (1820 - 1903)*
  Selleck Whitney Alvord (1828 - 1860)*
  Selleck Whitney Alvord (1828 - 1860)**
  Charles E. Alvord (1830 - 1851)**
  William Alvord (1833 - 1904)
  Emma Whitney Alvord (1835 - 1836)**
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Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section E
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: G.Photographer
Record added: Oct 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43395150
William Alvord
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William Alvord
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William Alvord
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- R I P
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
MRS. WILLIAM ALV0RD IS CALLED BY DEATH ...Banker's Wife Is Stricken With Pneumonia and Succumbs After a Short Illness....Mrs. William Alvord, wife of William Alvord, president of the California Bank, and a woman widely known in social and charitable circl...(Read more)
- A Family Who Loves Genealogy
 Added: Dec. 12, 2014

- John P. Birosak
 Added: May. 30, 2014
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