This collection contains materials Mario Rinaldo collected during his career with the Southern Pacific Railroad as well as
his time timetables, passes and booklets from The Alaska Railroad pertaining to his experiences during World War II as part
of the 714th Battalion.
Mario James Rinaldo was born 11 March 1922 in Stockton, California to Italian immigrant parents, James and Maria (Crispan)
Rinaldo. His father passed away when he was young and his mother remarried a local restauranter, Joe Armand. His older brother,
Albert (26 Aug 1920 - 24 Dec 2015) also worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Rinaldo married Leila Prout (8 April 1921
- 23 Dec 2011), a Stockton, California school teacher and they had one son, Ronald Rinaldo.
3 Linear Feet
3 record cartons
Copyright has been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission for publication must be submitted in writing
to the CSRM Library amp;Archives.
Collection is open for research by appointment.