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 Charles Manning “C.M.” MacGregor

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Charles Manning “C.M.” MacGregor

Birth
Nictaux, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death
13 Oct 1954 (aged 83)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot
Columbarium in main mausoleum first floor Section 49 Niche 3 Tier 4
Memorial ID
112498523 View Source

Builder. During a career that spanned 60 years, C.M. MacGregor constructed over 10,000 homes in the Bay Area, mainly in Oakland, Albany, Richmond, and San Leandro areas. He is known for building the first houses in Albany, Oakland's Lakeshore Highlands district, the first apartment house in Oakland. He developed the Piedmont Avenue-MacArthur Blvd district, and still had construction going at the time of his death. He was especially appreciated in the City of Albany where he was made 'Mayor for a Day' in 1936 and subsequently had a school named after him. It was his custom to treat the children of Albany to a movie and party on "MacGregor Day". He was a member of the Orinda Country Club and the Masonic Lodge.

Builder. During a career that spanned 60 years, C.M. MacGregor constructed over 10,000 homes in the Bay Area, mainly in Oakland, Albany, Richmond, and San Leandro areas. He is known for building the first houses in Albany, Oakland's Lakeshore Highlands district, the first apartment house in Oakland. He developed the Piedmont Avenue-MacArthur Blvd district, and still had construction going at the time of his death. He was especially appreciated in the City of Albany where he was made 'Mayor for a Day' in 1936 and subsequently had a school named after him. It was his custom to treat the children of Albany to a movie and party on "MacGregor Day". He was a member of the Orinda Country Club and the Masonic Lodge.


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