Solano County

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Manuel D. Escano, junior member of the firm of Escano & Son, grocers and general merchandise dealers, stands high among the young business men of Vacaville, Solano county. He is a native of the province of Malaga, Spain, where he was born on the 18th day of August, 1896, and comes of pure Castilian stock. His father, Manuel Escano, Sr., who also is a native of Spain, went to the Hawaiian islands in 1911 and there worked in the sugar plantations. In 1913 he came to California and obtained employment on the ranches in this vicinity of Vacaville, being so employed until about six years ago, when he established his present business in Vacaville. In addition to his mercantile interests, Mr. Escano also owns a ten-acre fruit and vegetable ranch near town.

Manuel D. Escano, Jr., worked on ranches after coming to this country, and during those years he attended night school, being ambitious to learn, and he has become a well informed man. Since entering the mercantile field with his father he has gained much valuable experience and today is numbered among the successful and progressive young business men of Vacaville. He is a genial and companionable man, friendly in his intercourse with all with whom he comes into contact, and he is well liked by all who know him. Mr. Escano married Miss Dolores Gonzales, who also is a native of Spain, and they are the parents of two daughters, Maria and Dolores.

History of Solano County, California By Marguerite Hunt and Napa County, California By Harry Lawrence Gunn. From Their Earliest Settlement To The Present Time. Chicago. S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. 1926. 883 pages.

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