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History of Kern County, California, with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present; online

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tion, of which he since has been cashier and manager.

In addition to the management of this well-known banking institution
Col. Crites acts as secretary and manager of the Kern County Mutual Build-
ing & Loan Association, also is a member of the original board of directors of
the Security Trust Company (now the largest banking institution in Kern
county) and has other interests that identify him intimately with the financial
affairs of city and county. From early life he has been strong in his adher-
ence to Republican policies and at this writing he acts as a member of the
county central committee of the party. Masonry appealed to him in young
manhood by its philanthropic principles and spirit of brotherhood. .As past
master he is connected with Bakersfield Lodge No. 224, F. & A. M. Besides
being king of Bakersfield Chapter No. 75, R. A. M., he officiates as prelate
of Bakersfield Commandery No. 39, K. T., also is associated with Al Malaikah
Temple, N.M.S., in Los Angeles. Three children, Emma C, Arthur Saxe, Jr.,
and Angus D., have been born of his union w'ith Miss Nellie L. Duncan, who
was born near Quincy, 111., but came to California at an early age and was
a resident of Bakersfield at the time of their marriage.

BENJAMIN LEONARD BRUNDAGE.вАФ In the passing .,f IJenjamin
L. Brundage. cm August -U, 1"L\ in Lds .\ngeles, the city of Bakersfield
lost one



Online LibraryWallace Melvin MorganHistory of Kern County, California, with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present; → online text (page 126 of 177)