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Predicate Object 2017-10-26T03:07:52.000Z 2020-12-16T03:36:06.436Z 10 Item 263-2-1 Regarding saleability of olives on US market. For full details of the John Logan Campbell Papers (MS-51), see the Inventory attached to the collection record. HUGH CRAIG, 79, PASSES AWAY Pioneer San Francisco Insurance Man Closes Last Chapter of Active Career. San Francisco.- Hugh Craig, first Mayor of Piedmont, twice holder of that office, one ot the first five Piedmont settlers, twice president of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, widely known San Francisco insurance man and prominent Oakland Mason, died at 11 a.m. November 11. at his family home. 55 Craig avenue, Piedmont, at the age of 79. A native of New Zealand, Craig's thoughts were turned toward California when he was but 9 years old; his father, Thomas Craig, a Scot, who had settled in New Zealand, coming to the Golden Gate in 1850 in an unsuccessful effort to sell portable houses to San Francisco settlers. A few years later young Hugh shipped as purser on the Nebraska, one of the first steam packet ships running across the Pacific. Preferring business life and seeing in San Francisco a city of great opportunities, Craig left the Nebraska, and after a short career as a bookkeeper and a bank clerk, started the San Francisco agency of the New Zealand Insurance Company. Here he built up a firm business that led eventually to his being accepted as a commercial leader. He became a prominent figure on California street, and when he dropped from view there a few years ago to retire to private life, it was realized that a landmark of thirty years' standing had gone from that business center. It was during the Spanish-American war that Craig held his two consecutive terms as president of the Chamber of Commerce. Few presidents of that body have served beyond one term. In club life he was best known as a Commercial Club Identity. In 1875 Craig married Miss Inez Gilcrest, a member of an early Alameda county family. The Craig home was on Myrtle street, Oakland, but in 1880 it was moved to Piedmont, where Craig's name has been given to the street on which the home stands. Mrs Craig died of influenza last year. The surviving children are Mrs. William L. Pattiani of Piedmont, wife of Vice-President Pattiani of the Langley & Michaels Company; Mrs. Arthur J Kelly of Denver; Miss Jessie Craig of Piedmont; Roy Craig of St. Paul, Minn., and Eric Craig, a mining engineer in South America. There are also four grandchildren. Sausalito News, Volume 36, Number 47, 20 November 1920 Craig, Hugh, 1841-1920 Letter to John Logan Campbell from New Zealand Insurance Co. agent in San Francisco Letter to John Logan Campbell from New Zealand Insurance Co. agent in San Francisco,Craig, Hugh, 1841-1920,MS-51-263-2-1 Letter to John Logan Campbell from New Zealand Insurance Co. agent in San Francisco
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