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Author: Fremont Older
Publisher: San Francisco, Call Pub. Co., 1919.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journalist Fremont Older (1856-1935), born in Appleton, Wisconsin, went to California in 1873 and became one of the state's most controversial newspapermen in his work at the San Francisco Call and Bulletin. My own story (1919) first tells Older's story as the editor of the struggling Bulletin in 1895. He provides fascinating details of his fight against political corruption in San Francisco in the next fifteen  Read more...
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Older, Fremont, 1856-1935.
My own story.
San Francisco, Call Pub. Co., 1919
(OCoLC)592997630
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fremont Older
OCLC Number: 1142013
Description: 197, [1] pages 23 cm
Responsibility: By Fremont Older, editor the San Francisco call.

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Journalist Fremont Older (1856-1935), born in Appleton, Wisconsin, went to California in 1873 and became one of the state's most controversial newspapermen in his work at the San Francisco Call and Bulletin. My own story (1919) first tells Older's story as the editor of the struggling Bulletin in 1895. He provides fascinating details of his fight against political corruption in San Francisco in the next fifteen years, a chronicle of graft, labor violence, fraud, and rampant bribery centering on his fight against the Southern Pacific Railroad and its political "ring" and personal battles with Republican boss Abraham Ruef, Mayor Eugene Schmitz, and Patrick Calhoun, head of United Railroads.

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