Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894

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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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creatorOf Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894. Documentos para la historia de California, 1821-1872. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894. Narrative, 1889 April 11. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County Foundation, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
referencedIn Los Angeles County Prefecture Records The Huntington Library
creatorOf Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894. Papers, 1770-1912. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County Foundation, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
referencedIn California. District Court (1st District). Certificate of sale in the case of Antonio F. Coronel vs. Juan Avila : Los Angeles : DS, 1864 Aug. 10. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Los Angeles County (Calif.). Office of Assessor. Duplicado del libro de avaluos del ano de 1854 / por A.F. Coronel. California State University, Northridge
creatorOf Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894. Cosas de California [ms.] / por el Sr. D. Antonio Franco Coronel ... 1846 y 1847; se da tambien una idea de costumbres ... Santa Barbara Historical Society
creatorOf Los Angeles County (Calif.). Los Angeles County records, 1843-1858. California Digital Library
creatorOf Friend, Hervey. California and Arizona views from the A.F. Coronel collection [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Documentos para la historia de California, 1821-1872 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Coronel, Antonio Franco, 1817-1894. Coronel collection, [ca. 1824-1899]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Pierce, C. C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946. Historical Society of Southern California Collection - Marco Newmark Collection of Photographs [graphic], 1880s-1930s, (bulk 1900-1920). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Board of Education of the City of Los Angeles. corporateBody
associatedWith California. District Court (1st District) corporateBody
associatedWith California. State Board of Horticulture. corporateBody
associatedWith Los Angeles (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Los Angeles County (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Los Angeles County (Calif.). Office of Assessor. corporateBody
associatedWith Online Archive of California. corporateBody
associatedWith Prefecture of Los Angeles corporateBody
associatedWith Savage, Thomas, b. 1823. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Los Angeles (Calif.)
California
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
California
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Birth 1817-10-21

Death 1894-04-17

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Spanish; Castilian

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