Grant, Jesse Root, 1858-1934Alternative names
Grant settled in California and in the 1890s was an early developer of Tia Juana now Tijuana, Mexico, as a gambling resort. He married Elizabeth Chapman, who was from a prominent family in San Francisco (her father was William Chapman, one of the founders of the California Academy of Sciences).
From the description of Jesse R. Grant papers, circa 1915-1934. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26786462
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