Charles Frank Stern (1879-1960) was a member of the California Highway Commission (1914-18), and later served as the Superintendent
of Banks (1918-20), the vice president of the First National Bank of Los Angeles. He was also a partner with Ed Fletcher in
the Cuyamaca Water Company in San Diego. The collection consists of Stern's correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, and related
Stern was born in 1879 in Arcata, California; he became a member of the California Highway Commission, helping to organize
the drive for the use of convict labor on the highways, 1914-18; he served as Superintendent of Banks, 1918-20; became vice
president of the First National Bank of Los Angeles; became a partner with Ed Fletcher in the Cuyamaca Water Company in San
Diego; was a friend of Hiram Johnson and William Stephens; he died on May 10, 1960.
8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.)
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