Stanton, Philip Ackley, 1868-1945.
Philip A. Stanton came to California in 1887, became president of several real estate companies, and was responsible for building the towns of Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, and Stanton. He served in the California assembly (1903-09), was candidate for governor of California in the primary election of 1910, and was also a member of the Republican National Committee for California (1912-1916).
From the description of Papers of Philip Ackley Stanton, 1909-1929. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499740
Philip Ackley Stanton came to California in 1887, became president of several real estate companies, and was responsible for building the towns of Huntington Beach (originally Pacific City, 1901) and Seal Beach (originally Bay City, 1915). The town of Stanton is named after him and he assisted in its 1911 incorporation. He served in the California assembly (1903-10), including a term as speaker from 1909 to 1910, served as a member of the Republican National Committee for California 1912 to 1916. In 1910, Stanton lost the Republican gubernatorial primary to the progressive Hiram Johnson.
From the guide to the Philip A. Stanton Papers, 1907-1929, (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department)
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