This collection contains property and fire damage appraisals produced by James LaForce during his career as an independent
appraiser of agricultural land in the 1950s to 1970s, as well as reports on Warner Ranch and reports prepared for the City
of San Diego.
James Clayburn LaForce lived in Alpine and was a resident of San Diego County beginning in 1910. LaForce graduated from the
University of California with a degree in Economics, with additional work in Animal Husbandry and Agronomy. He worked for
twelve years with the Agricultural Commissioner and State Department of Agriculture in the areas of agricultural research
and agricultural law enforcement. He also had extensive experience in San Diego County in short-term agricultural financing
and farm management. In 1959, LaForce served as Agricultural Consultant for the City of San Diego, responsible for leasing
and managing the City’s agricultural properties.
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This collection is open for research.