Albert Dresler was born in San Francisco September 29, 1887. At various times he was a cartoonist, author, antique collector,
historian, and reporter. After 1922, he was a writer of historical books and a collector. He was financed in his collecting
by wealthy patrons such as Frederick Clift and W. Parker. Lyon and made many donations of materials to public institutions.
Albert Dressler died January 13, 1960, in San Jose.