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 David Burbank

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David Burbank

  • Birth 17 Dec 1821 Effingham, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Death 21 Jan 1895 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Section J, Lot 222
  • Memorial ID 7204321

Businessman. A dentist originally from New Hampshire, in 1867 he bought 4,600 acres of the Rancho La Providencia, and more than 4,000 acres of the Rancho San Rafael. These he combined to form a large and extremely successful sheep ranch. In 1886, he sold his holdings to the Providencia Land, Water, and Development Company for about $240,000. The future development was named "Burbank, California" in his honor.

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  • Originally Created by: Scott G
  • Added: 23 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7204321
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Burbank (17 Dec 1821–21 Jan 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7204321, citing Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .