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.
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.
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