Los Angeles County
LLOYD C. HAYNES
†††† HAYNES, LLOYD C.,
Mining, Los Angeles, California, was born in Canaseraga,
Alleghany (sic) County, New York, May 20, 1862, the son of Henry D. Haynes and
Helen M. (Whitney) Haynes.† He married
Dora L. Mayer at
†††† †Mr. Haynes attended the public schools of his
native town until he was about fifteen years of age, and
in 1877 left his books to enter the business world.† He first started in a merchandise brokerage
business, covering every section of
†††† He located at
†††† He reaped a small fortune out of this work, and in 1885 determined to quit the oil business for other lines.
†††† After closing his
oil and land deals, Mr. Haynes determined to go into merchant tailoring on a
large scale, and in partnership with F. R. Ackerman, of
†††† In 1891 he bought out his partnerís interest and for the next seven years conducted the business by himself.
†††† In February,
1898, Mr. Haynes joined the rush to the Alaskan gold fields and located at
†††† He established a
branch office in
†††† Mr. Haynes is a
large stockholder in the Beaver Gold Dredging Company, located in
†††† About a year ago, because of his financial ability and his heavy interests in the company, he was elected treasurer of it and still holds that office.
enterprise in which Mr. Haynes is an important factor is the Modoc County
Irrigation Co.† This concern has
extensive land holdings in
†††† Mr. Haynes has reached that point in life where he feels that he has had his share of activity and he is now about to retire.† He is gradually arranging his affairs so that he may retire to the enjoyment of life and the fruits of his many years of labor.
†††† He is a member of
the Sierra Madre Club and the McAleer Gun Club, both
Transcribed 11-25-11 Marilyn R. Pankey.
Source: Press Reference Library, Western Edition Notables of the West, Vol. I,† Page 864, International News Service, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta.† 1913.
© 2011 Marilyn R. Pankey.