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 John Joseph Valentine

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John Joseph Valentine

Birth
Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA
Death
21 Dec 1901 (aged 61)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot
37.83419 / -122.23798 GPS
Memorial ID
18391687 View Source

John J. Valentine was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1840.As a young man he learned all that he could about the stagecoach delivery service.In 1861,at the age of 21, he moved to California to try to gain more knowledege in the express business.From 1862-1866,he worked as a route agent for Wells Fargo & Company.Later,in 1867, he went to work for the company's headquarters in San Francisco.Valentine rose quickly within the company and by 1892,he became Wells Fargo's third President.

John J. Valentine was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1840.As a young man he learned all that he could about the stagecoach delivery service.In 1861,at the age of 21, he moved to California to try to gain more knowledege in the express business.From 1862-1866,he worked as a route agent for Wells Fargo & Company.Later,in 1867, he went to work for the company's headquarters in San Francisco.Valentine rose quickly within the company and by 1892,he became Wells Fargo's third President.

Gravesite Details

Buried with his first wife, Mary (1848-1885) and second wife, Alice (1857-1935) and their children.


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