Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938

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Birth 1854-12-15
Death 1938-09-20
English, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Reginaldo Francisco del Valle (1854-1938) was the son of Ygnacio del Valle (1808-1880), who served as Alcalde of Los Angeles in 1850 and as a state assemblyman in 1852. Reginaldo grew up in Los Angeles and at the family home, Camulous Ranch, in Ventura County. He studied law, was elected to the state assembly (1879) and the state senate (1882), and was a director of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (1927-29).

From the description of Papers of Reginaldo F. del Valle, 1835-1938 (bulk 1920-1937). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288737

Reginaldo del Valle served in the Calif. State Assembly (1879-1880) and Senate (1882-1886). He was a member of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners for the City of Los Angeles, 1908-1929 and was instrumental in the construction of the Owens River aqueduct.

From the description of Reginaldo F. del Valle papers, 1829-1939 (bulk 1850-1929). (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122444015

Lawyer and state legislator, of Los Angeles, Calif.

From the description of Papers, 1850-1939. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28419966


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