Monterey County California Genealogy and History

Monterey County: Biographies


JULIUS A. TRESCONY, who has the management of his father's large ranches at San Lucas, is one of the prominent young men of Monterey County. He was born August 27, 1857, in the town of Monterey, where he passed his boyhood days. At the age of sixteen he entered St. Mary's College, San Francisco, which he attended two years. He then took a course in the Pacific Business College, and after graduating accepted a position on the Santa Cruz Railroad as agent, but resigned to take charge of his father's ranches, Las Tularcitos, near Monterey. His father disposing of the stock on this ranch, he moved to San Lucas, and went into the sheep business, in which he was successful. In 1886, when the railroad passed through Monterey County, Mr. Trescony had charge of the erection of all buildings on his father's ranch, leased out the property to sixteen tenants for farming and dairy purposes, built a fine graded road to Jolon Valley, and roads to other sections of the adjacent county, and otherwise has displayed a commendable spirit of enterprise. Mr. Trescony takes an active interest in the order of Native Sons; was the organizer and is Past President of San Lucas Parlor, having previously belonged to the Parlor at Salinas City. He speaks fluently English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Swiss, and several dialects. He was married, in San Francisco, October 15, 1884, to Miss Kate Aguirre, and has two children. His wife is an accomplished lady, and can speak in as many tongues as her husband. M r. Trescony's father, Alberto Trescony, is a native of Italy. He came to Monterey in 1842, and was the first man to import a billiard table and a safe into California.

Source: Monterey County : its general features, resources, attractions, and inducements to investors and home seekers. Salinas, Calif.: E.S. Harrison, 1889, 89 pgs.