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Lord, Daniel papers
MC 57  
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Description
Daniel Lord worked as a conductor for the Southern Pacific Company in Sacramento from 1896 to 1952. This collection of records from his work for SP includes letters of commendation, photographs, records regarding membership in the Railway Conductors of America (1902-1952), and retirement documents.
Background
Daniel Lord was born in Colfax, California, in 1875, the son of Placer County settler Thomas Jefferson Lord and. He moved to Sacramento at a young age and began work as a brakeman for Southern Pacific Company in 1896. He and his wife Edna (Kyburg) resided in the New Era Park neighborhood and had three children: Daniel, Lois and James. After a long and distinguished career as a conductor, Lord retired from SP in 1952 and passed away in 1953.
Extent
.1 Linear Feet (1 Archival Folder)