This collection consists of photocopies of documents relating to the career of Frank L. Rector.
Frank L. Rector was a telegrapher and clerk with the Southern Pacific Company for over forty years. He began working at Truckee
in 1912 where he remained for eleven years and then was assigned to Sierra towns Lawton, Summit, and Andover. He moved to
Woodland about 1930 but returned to Norden in 1932 where he lived with his wife and three children for the next several years.
Mr. Rector belonged to The Order of Railroad Telegraphers for over 45 years (joined April 24, 1911).
Frank L. Rector, was born in West Virginia on August 23, 1892 and died in Yolo County December 28, 1958. He was the brother-in-law
of SP Sacramento Division Secretary to the Superintendent of Motive Power, Howard Hobbs Thompson (MS 559).
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