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San Bernardino County and Riverside County


PRESTON A. SPANGLER was born in Delaware County, Ohio, August 17, 1865, a son of John L. and Mary L. Spangler. He received only a district school education, and engaged as clerk in a dry goods business at the age of fifteen. He followed the same occupation until failure of health, and came to California with his widowed mother and wife in October, 1901. Engaging at that time in the life insurance business in Los Angeles, he followed the same line until May, 1916, when he became associated with F. W. French in the real estate business in San Bernardino, California.

History of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties 
By: John Brown, Jr., Editor for San Bernardino County 
And James Boyd, Editor for Riverside County 
With selected biography of actors and witnesses of the period 
of growth and achievement.
Volume III, the Western Historical Association, 1922, 
The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, ILL

Transcribed by Peggy Hooper 2011