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George C. Moore

     George C. Moore, an enterprising young man residing in the Wild Flower district, Fresno County, California, is a native of Pike County, Missouri, born July 30, 1863. At the age of nineteen he went to Wellsville, that State, where he attended the best schools of the neighborhood for two years. At the expiration of that time hee started for California. Arrived in the Golden State, he settled near Minturn station [present Madera County], Fresno County, and there for a time engaged in the cattle business with S. N. Straube. These gentlemen now own and operate one of the finest stock ranches in the valley, located eight miles from Selma and sixteen miles from Fresno. It consists Of 160 acres, and is well equipped for the purposes intended. Among the horses raised here are some fine specimens. A visit to this ranch will amply repay the tourist.

     Mr. Moore also has land interests in his old home in Missouri. He is unmarried.

-----, A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Fresno, Tulare and Kern, California, (Chicagp: Lewis, 1892), pages 566.

Last update: September 27, 2000
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