Scope and Content
Title: Roy Alvin Filloon Collection
Collection Number: Ms92
0.5 linear feet
San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
11793 North Micke Grove Road
Lodi, CA 95240
Language of Material: Records written in English
Abstract: This collection includes personal papers, hand-written volumes, and photographs related to the life of San Joaquin County
resident Roy Alvin Filloon (1888-1969).
Collection is open for research by appointment.
Conditions of Use
The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary
Preferred citation: [Item name], Roy Alvin Filloon Collection, Ms92, San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum, Lodi,
Roy Alvin Filloon was born in Sanger, California, in 1888. In 1910, he moved with his mother, father, and siblings to a vineyard
the family had purchased near Atlanta, California. In that same year, he married Edith Etta McLaren, a local school teacher,
only to see her die early the next year, two days after the birth of their first and only child, Alvin D'Vere Filloon. Ten
years later, Filloon was married again, this time, to Virginia Whitcomb Gibbs, a nurse from the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally
a farm laborer, Filloon also served in the U.S. Navy during the First World War. Afterward, he held jobs with the California
Irrigation Company, the U.S. Railway Mail Service, and the U.S. War Department Army Engineers. Filloon died in Stockton in
Scope and Content
Certificates, receipts, licenses, correspondence, service records, minute book, notebook, unpublished history, and photographs
related to the life of Roy Alvin Filloon (1888-1969) and his family.
Names and Subjects
Filloon, Edith Eta McLaren (1879-1911)
Filloon, Ray Alvin (1888-1969)
Filloon, Virginia Whitcomb Gibbs (1876-1967)
San Joaquin County (Calif.)--History, Local.