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Mrs. Anna Gallanar

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:55 pm    Post subject: Mrs. Anna Gallanar Reply with quote

MRS. ANNA GALLANAR, editor and proprietor of The Pacific Grove Review, is a native of New Franklin, Howard county, Mo.; a daughter of Adam Lohry. He was a native of Germany, and by occupation a merchant. He was married at Louisville, Kentucky, to Miss Susanna Deering, and emigrated to California in 1853, locating at Lotus, El Dorado county, where he for the remainder of his life engaged in merchandising. He died in 1880.

Of the ten children of his family, Mrs. Gallanar was the fifth. She enjoyed the blessings. of a happy home circle and received a thorough schooling, and at the age of twenty-four married Geo. W. Gallanar. After marriage they made their home in San Francisco, where they resided until 1888, when they came to Pacific Grove.

In 1889 Mr. Gallanar commenced the publication of the Pacific Grove Review and conducted the same until Mrs. Gallanar assumed control in 1890. The following year she became sole owner and editor of the Review, and now conducts its publication. Mrs. Gallanar's management of the paper has proven a marked success. She is by instinct and inclination a journalist, admirably fitted to edit end publish a journal such as the cultured and ethical people of Pacific Grove demand.

Mrs. Gallanar is a lady of irrepressible determination and force of character. She also possesses a hopeful, sunny nature,these notable traits of character giving a strength and luster to her writings that constitute a valued and happy feature of the Pacific Grove Review mention of which will be found elsewhere in this volume.

Source: A Memorial and biographical history of the coast counties of central California : illustrated : containing a history of this important section of the Pacific coast from the earliest period of its discovery to the present time, together with glimpses of its auspicious future, illustrations and full-page portraits of some of its eminent men, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and prominent citizens of to-day. Chicago; Lewis Publishing Co. 1893.
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