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Finding Aid for the Luce Family Papers, 1861-1959
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Luce Family Papers, 1861-1959

Physical Description: (2 boxes)

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Papers of Moses A. Luce, his son, Edgar A. Luce, and his grandson, Edgar A. Luce, Jr. There are correspondence, documents, pictures, ephemera and memorabilia. The papers of Moses A. Luce container material on the California Southern Railroad and the medal ofhonor awarded to Luce for bravery at the Battle of Laurel Hill during the Civil War. The papers of Edgar A. Luce contain papers relating to his judgeship in the Superior Court, San Diego Company, his term in the California State Senate, and his activities as a lieutenant in the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps during World War I, including a letter from Hiram W. Johnson.