Myron Angel (1827-1911) was a pioneer, journalist and author who traveled the west, settling in California and Nevada. He
edited Thompson and West's History of Nevada and wrote, with the assistance of M.D. Fairchild, The History of Placer County(1882),
The History of San Luis Obispo County(1883) and The History of Tulare County(1891). He is also attributed to be the driving
force behind the founding of California Polytechnic School in San Luis Obispo.