This collection contains papers pertaining to Harold G.
Ferguson and the Harold G. Ferguson Corporation. The Harold G. Ferguson Corporation
was involved with the subdivision and sale of land in Southern California.
Harold G. Ferguson was born in Vancouver, Canada on August 31, 1888. Later that same
year he moved with his family to the United States. Ferguson attended Hollywood High
School and later Stanford University, where he studied law. After college, Ferguson
worked for the City of Los Angeles as Deputy City Prosecutor. Additionally, in 1911
he joined the National Guard, rising to the rank of 1st Lieutenant by 1918, when he
when he was sent to France as the Adjutant of the 143rd Field Artillery. He
eventually attained the rank of Major. After his return to Los Angeles, Ferguson
founded, and was the first commander, of the Hollywood Post of the American
3 document boxes; 1 linear foot, 5.5 inches
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