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Rosemead in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lester Burdick

(1879–1946)

 

— Savannah Memorial Park —

 
Lester Burdick Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
1. Lester Burdick Marker
Inscription.  Moved to El Monte in 1887. Active in farming, engineering and plumbing. Appointed Deputy Constable, El Monte (1906); El Monte Township Constable (1907–1935); when El Monte was incorporated in 1912, he became the first Chief of Police (1912–1937). He continued his work in plumbing, helping to set engines and installing pumps for irrigation purposes. He also donated a great deal of time installing meters for the new city water system in 1914, and installing the new sewer system in 1923. A citizen of sterling character and a most conscientious public official.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 4.878′ N, 118° 4.038′ W. Marker is in Rosemead, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Valley Boulevard east of Loma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9263 Valley Blvd, Rosemead CA 91770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tilghman Andrews (here, next to this marker); Japanese Markers (a few steps from this marker); James Divine Durfee
Lester Burdick Marker and gravesite image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
2. Lester Burdick Marker and gravesite
Valley Boulevard is on the left.
(within shouting distance of this marker); John Cleminson (within shouting distance of this marker); John Holt (within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); John Guess Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); William L. Dodson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemead.
 
Additional keywords. Lester C. Burdick
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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