Van Dyke, Walter, 1823-1905

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Soon after Judge Walter Van Dyke's admittance to the Bar in Cleveland he joined a company to head out west in search of gold. They left Cleveland in May of 1849 by steamer for Chicago where they organized an outfit for the journey across the plains. They reached California around the end of 1849.

From the description of Autobiography and Reminiscence of Judge Walter Van Dyke, Los Angeles, 1901. (The Society of California Pioneers). WorldCat record id: 55979351

From the description of Autobiography and Reminiscence of Judge Walter Van Dyke : "Address by the Presdient, Hon. Walter Van Dyke, on the Fifty-First Anniversary of Admission Day, Sept. 9, 1901", San Francisco, 1904. (The Society of California Pioneers). WorldCat record id: 55979410

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associatedWith California. Constitutional Convention (1849) corporateBody
associatedWith California. District Court (3rd Judicial District) corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, J. Edward, b. 1890 person
associatedWith Wells, Van Dyke, and Lee person
associatedWith Wells, Van Dyke, and Lee. person
associatedWith Wells, Van Dyke, & Lee. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
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Pioneers--Biography
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Admission Day
Frontier and pioneer life
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Birth 1823

Death 1905

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