John Diedrich Spreckels (1853 - 1926) MP

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Nicknames: "John D. Spreckels"
Birthplace: Charleston, SC, USA
Death: Died in San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Occupation: founded a transportation and real estate empire in San Diego, California
Managed by: Lizzie Keitel
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About John Diedrich Spreckels

John Diedrich Spreckels (August 16, 1853 – June 7, 1926), the son of German-American industrialist Claus Spreckels, founded a transportation and real estate empire in San Diego, California in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The entrepreneur's many business ventures included the Hotel del Coronado and the San Diego and Arizona Railway, both of which are credited with helping San Diego develop into a major commercial center.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_D._Spreckels

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spreckels_Theater_Building,_San_Diego,_California

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spreckels_Organ_Pavilion,_San_Diego,_California

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John D. Spreckels's Timeline

1853
August 16, 1853
Charleston, SC, USA
1926
June 7, 1926
Age 72
San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA