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  • Robert Waterman, Governor (1826 - 1891)
    ) Robert Whitney Waterman (December 15, 1826 – April 12, 1891) was an American politician. He served as the 17th governor of California from September 12, 1887 until January 8, 1891. Early...
  • Brevet Maj. General Stephen W. Kearny, Military Gov. of California (1794 - 1848)
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  • Patti Page (1927 - 2013)
  • Ned Bushyhead, Chief of Police, San Diego, California (1832 - 1907)
    Edward "Ned" Wilkerson Bushyhead (1832-1907) - Miner, publisher, and lawman, Bushyhead was born near Cleveland, Tennessee. Part Cherokee Indian, he was the son of a Baptist preacher, who he accompanied...
  • Ted Williams (1918 - 2002)
    Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 21-year Major League Baseball career as the left...

Profiles of those with a connection to "America's Finest City" San Diego and other parts of San Diego county, California.

San Diego County is a large county located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of California. Hence, San Diego County is also located in the southwestern corner of the 48 contiguous United States. Its county seat and largest city is San Diego.

San Diego County has 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. It has a mild Mediterranean to semi-arid climate. San Diego County extends south all the way to the Mexican border, which is also the northern border of the State of Baja California and the northern municipal limits of Tijuana Municipality and Tecate Municipality. San Diego County is bordered by Orange County and Riverside County on its north, by Imperial County on its east, and the Pacific Ocean on its west and southwest.

Cities and towns in San Diego County

Incorporated cities and towns:

  • Carlsbad
  • Chula Vista
  • Coronado
  • Del Mar
  • El Cajon
  • Encinitas (Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Leucadia, Olivenhain)
  • Escondido
  • Imperial Beach
  • La Mesa
  • Lemon Grove
  • National City
  • Oceanside
  • Poway
  • San Diego
  • San Marcos
  • Santee
  • Solana Beach
  • Vista


Wikipedia: San Diego County, California

Wikipedia: San Diego, California

Wikipedia: List of Notable San Diegans

Timeline of San Diego History

San Diego History Center

CAGenWeb: San Diego County

San Diego Genealogical Society

National Register of Historic Places in San Diego County, California