JWBrumagim Obit

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wm M 2DEEMa Jrfb mVMGtMi AS OLD PIO - A Man Who Was Closely Connected With thefateg Early xtiatory JWk BrumagTm well known io all old Californians died at Palermo Butte county Monday nightT Mr Brnmagini was about 68 years of ageBe was a native of NewYork and came to this coast in 1849 - Like all the arg6riautshe hastened to the mines where he nruaed for some time His mining was successful and with quite a competency he removed ta this city purchasing of Frank Baker a pioneer carpet dealer the firs t house which was erected on Mwonrtreet and which is still standings near the corner of Jackson street From 1864 to 1866 Mr Brumagim served as Public Administrator of the city and county of San Trancisco ITpon retiring from office he removed to Oakland and engaged in the real estate business He made a great deal of money but became Involved in expensive litigations which proved nnloftunate and he did not realize as - fully as he would otherwise have done from his realty transaction The property was twerity - tive - acre tract between Oakland and Berkeley which Mr Brnmagimi divided arid - about which litigation ensued Morerecentlyllr Brumagim has been connected with land development in the Butte colony He was the president of the Palermo company and was interested in sereralother enterprises in the county He had made a close study of arboriculture and f rait growing and had written extensively on these subjects A brother Mark Brumagim was involved in the litigation of the Mariposa grant owned first by Fremont and in which he became interested with Eugene iCelly of New1 York losing heavily - He was also a pioneer and one of the early - stockholders of the Pacific Bank He now in Mexico where he is contesting mining property with DM Brims The wife and two daughters of J W BTnmagim died within the past two years One son survives his father V i ii V a 0 v

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 23 Aug 1893, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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