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Osborne (Henry Z.) Papers
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Papers belonging to American newspaper publisher and politician Henry Z. Osborne.
Henry Z. Osborne (1848-1923) was born in New York and spent most of his adult life in California, residing in Bodie before moving on to Los Angeles. Osborne was active in publishing, politics and mining ventures both in California and nationally. He was the editor of the Los Angeles Evening Express as well as an active Republican and a mining enthusiast. He had a long and varied political career which included a U.S. Collector of Customs post, from 1890 to 1894, a U.S. Marshallship, from 1898 to 1906, and a congressional seat, from 1917 to 1923. In 1872, Osborne married Nellie (Helen Annas) Osborne with whom he had five children - Sherrill B. Osborne, Henry Z. Osborne, Clarence B. Osborne, Raymond G. Osborne and Edith Osborne Stahl. Osborne died in 1923 in Los Angeles.
12.9 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
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