Samuel Henry “Harry” Cowell

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Death 2 Feb 1955 (aged 93)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot ES-F Lot/Section/Panel: 29-30NW
Memorial ID 87586121 · View Source
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Owner of Cowell Lime & Cement Co.

...The death of Harry Cowell brings to an end one of California's foremost families, owners of great properties and through their philanthrophy, benefactors of thousands of students and residents of the state where they obtained their wealth.
Henry Cowell Redwoods State park will remain a perpetual monument, not only to Henry Cowell, but to Harry Cowell, the man who made it possible for Californians to forever enjoy the beauties of the redwoods and playing on the sands of Cowell beach.
Source: 1955 Feb 2 Wed page 1
Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel

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