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Briggs, George E.
Browning, Edmond
Croxton, Thomas
Ganiard, Oscar
Harkness, Samuel
Hendershott, James
Hogue, Ebenezer
Hogue, Samuel
Holton, Daniel S.
Howell, Jefferson
Mason, Joseph
Nagle, William
Newman, William
Sexton, David
Smith, John S W
Tolin, Edward N
Tuffs, James P.
Twogood, James H.
Walker, Wesley R. and Augustus L.

 

GANIARD, OSCAR

"In 1852 he crossed the plains to Oregon and became a wealthy and prominent citizen of Jackson county, as well as being largely interested in the real estate of Josephine county, owning near Althouse the Enterprise ranch, and also engaging in a mercantile business.  In 1872 he removed to Jackson county and engaged in farming and merchandising in Sams valley, twelve years later becoming a resident of Ashland, which continued to be his home until his death, July 13, 1895.  He was a broadminded, liberal, enterprising citizen, sparing no effort to promote the general welfare, and to uplift the standard of excellence in whatever line of business he attempted."

(source - Josephine County Historical Highlights I, compiled by Edna May Hill, pages 107-109)

 

 

 

 

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