Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894

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Dates:
Birth 1817-10-21
Death 1894-04-17
English, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Biography

Coronel, born in Mexico City in 1817, came to California with his father, Ignacio Coronel in 1834, as a member of the Hijar-Padres colony. The family settled in Los Angeles. where Coronel soon became prominent in local affairs, holding many public offices, including those of Juez de Paz, inspector of missions and peace commissioner. He took part in the defense of California against the American invasion in 1846 and 1847, but later became a citizen of the United States. In 1853 he was elected mayor, and for many years afterwards was a member of the city council. He was state treasurer of California from 1867 to 1871. He died in 1894.

From the guide to the Documentos para la historia de California, 1821-1872, (The Bancroft Library)

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Subjects:

  • Real property

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Places:

  • Los Angeles (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)