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 William Alvord

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William Alvord

Birth
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Death 21 Dec 1904 (aged 71)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section E
Memorial ID 43395150 View Source
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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.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: G.Photographer
  • Added: 22 Oct 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43395150
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/43395150/william-alvord : accessed ), memorial page for William Alvord (3 Jan 1833–21 Dec 1904), Find a Grave Memorial ID 43395150, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .