Leopold Justi (1864-1946), a longtime resident of Glen Ellen, California was a farmer, a winemaker, a justice of the peace
and an insurance agent. He achieved recognition in each of his endeavors. As a farmer and winemaker, he helped develop a phylloxera
resistant grapevine. As a justice of the peace, he was known as the "marrying magistrate," because of the many wedding ceremonies
he performed. As an insurance agent, he served clients such as Eliza Shepard, Jack London's step-sister, and Charmian London,
Jack London's wife.