Autobiographical manuscript typed on April 17, 1900 by Matthew Teed, who was born in England in 1828, was a carpenter, and
came to the United States in 1849 or 1850. Teed was an early pioneer of the American West. Manuscript accompanied by a WPA,
Divison of Women's and Professional Projects. Individual manuscript form filled out by Honora J. Hunt, WPA worker, March 16,
Matthew Teed was born in England on April 17, 1828. Teed was a carpenter and came to the United States in 1849 or 1850 and
was an early pioneer of the American West. He served on the Los Angeles Common Council, an early governing body of the city,
between 1870 and 1887. In 1887 he was the Los Angeles City Auditor, and in 1905 he was a member of the first city Park Commission.
He died in Los Angeles, on March 31, 1904.
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