Henry Alexander Jastro

Henry Alexander Jastro

Birth
Hamburg, Germany
Death 15 Apr 1925 (aged 76)
Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
Burial Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
Plot 1380 - 3
Memorial ID 50654621 · View Source
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Married May (Mary) Baker, daughter of Col. Thomas Baker, founder of Bakersfield.

A scholarship was established in his name through U.C. Davis.

He donated the land to establish Jastro Park in Bakersfield. It still has a historic bandstand.

Jastro, Henry Alexander, b. May 13, 1859(sic), Berlin, Germany; d. April 15, 1925, S.F. Ex officio Regent as president, State Agri. Soc., 1909-10. Career: cattle and land man; president, American National Live Stock Association, 1911; in charge of California wood industry through War Industries Board, 1918; pres., Kern County Land Co.; pioneer wool grower; chairman, Kern County Board of Supervisors for 24 years; president, California State Board of Agriculture, 1908-10, 1920-25; president, Western Cattlemen's Association for several terms.



U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
about Henry A Jastro
Name: Henry A Jastro
Birth Date: 13 May 1848
Birth Place: Loeban, Prussia
Residence: Bakersfield, California
Passport Issue Date: 15 Mar 1910
Passport Includes a Photo: N
Source: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925 (M1490)

1920 United States Federal Census
about Henry A Jastro
Name: Henry A Jastro
[Henry A Jestes]
Home in 1920: Bakersfield Ward 4, Kern, California
Age: 68 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Germany
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Germany
Mother's Birth Place: England
Marital Status: Widow
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Year of Immigration: Un
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 289
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Household Members: Name Age
Henry A Jastro 68


1880 United States Federal Census
about Henry N. Jasbro
Name: Henry N. Jasbro
[Henry N. Jastro]
Home in 1880: Bakersfield, Kern, California
Age: 34
Estimated birth year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Prussia
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: May E.
Father's birthplace: Prussia
Mother's birthplace: Prussia
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Occupation: Stock Raiser
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Cannot read/write:

Blind:

Deaf and dumb:

Otherwise disabled:

Idiotic or insane: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Henry N. Jasbro 34
May E. Jasbro 24
Herman Jasbro 4
Louisa Jasbro 6M


1900 United States Federal Census
about Henry A Jastro
Name: Henry A Jastro
[Henry A. Jastro]
[Henry A Jaster]
Home in 1900: Bakersfield, Kern, California
Age: 43
Birth Date: Jun 1856
Birthplace: Germany
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1870
Relationship to Head of House: Roomer
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Marital Status: Widowed
Residence : Bakersfield City, Kern, California

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
about Henry Alexander Jastro
Name: Henry Alexander Jastro
Year: 1872
Age: 28
Estimated birth year: abt 1844
Place: California
Source Publication Code: 2763.59
Primary Immigrant: Jastro, Henry Alexander
Annotation: Date and place of naturalization or voter registration. Includes residence, occupation, and place of birth. Copied by Shirley C. Ford, Evelyn D. Lynn, Joyce Bayless, and others. In this index the code A indicates entry in PILI has been altered to reflect
Source Bibliography: "THE GREAT REGISTER OF KERN COUNTY, California, Vol. 1: 1866-1877." In Kern-Gen [Kern County Genealogical Society]. Vol. 23:1 (March 1986), pp. 3-6 (J-K); vol. 23:2 (June 1986), pp. 25-30 (K-L); vol. 23:3 (September 1986), pp. 46-48 (L); vol. 23:4 (December 1986), pp. 72-74 (M).
Page: 3

1910 United States Federal Census
about Henry A Jastro
Name: Henry A Jastro
Age in 1910: 64
Estimated birth year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Germany
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Germany
Mother's Birth Place: Germany
Home in 1910: Bakersfield, Kern, California
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Male
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Household Members: Name Age
Henry A Jastro 64


California State Roster, 1899 Government and Military records
about Henry A. Jastro
Given Name: Henry A.
Surname: Jastro
Page #: 142
Office: Supervisor
Location: Kern County

California State Roster, 1909 Government and Military records
about Henry A. Jastro
Given Name: Henry A.
Surname: Jastro
Position: University of California
Page #: 137
Location: Bakersfield


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Alexander Jastro (13 May 1848–15 Apr 1925), Find a Grave Memorial no. 50654621, citing Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by ladisatt (contributor 46614911) .