SF Bay Insider - Who's Who http://www.sfbay-insider.com/taxonomy/term/12/0 San Francisco's Historic Figures en William Anthony Richardson http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/william-anthony-richardson <p><b>Born: August 27, 1795<br /> Died: April 20, 1856<br /> Famous For: Erecting the first permanent domicile in Yerba Buena (later to be named San Francisco)</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/william-anthony-richardson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/william-anthony-richardson#comments Who's Who Mon, 21 Feb 2011 21:56:41 +0000 Beth Marlin 151 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com James C. Flood/Silver Baron http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/james-c-floodsilver-baron <p><b>Born: October 25, 1826<br /> Died: February 21, 1889<br /> Famous For: Mining the Comstock Lode in Nevada, and with his 3 other Irish partners, becoming some of the richest men in American history</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/james-c-floodsilver-baron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/james-c-floodsilver-baron#comments Who's Who Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:20:38 +0000 Beth Marlin 228 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Levi Strauss http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/levi-strauss <p><b>Born: February 26, 1829<br /> Died: September 26, 1902<br /> Famous For: Inventing the blue jean</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/levi-strauss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/levi-strauss#comments Who's Who Wed, 26 Oct 2011 23:57:51 +0000 Beth Marlin 201 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Bummer and Lazarus/ San Francisco's Most Famous Dogs http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/bummer-and-lazarus-san-franciscos-most-famous-dogs <p><b>Born: Both dogs were strays, birth dates unknown<br /> Died: Lazarus died October 1863 and Bummer in November 1865<br /> Famous For: Their bond, killing rats and exemption from city ordinances regarding strays</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/bummer-and-lazarus-san-franciscos-most-famous-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/bummer-and-lazarus-san-franciscos-most-famous-dogs#comments Who's Who Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:04:22 +0000 Beth Marlin 196 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Major Dana H. Crissy http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/major-dana-h-crissy <p><b>Born: Unknown<br /> Died: October 8, 1919<br /> Famous For: Crissy Field named in his honor</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/major-dana-h-crissy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/major-dana-h-crissy#comments Who's Who Thu, 11 Aug 2011 18:54:27 +0000 Beth Marlin 192 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Captain John Berrien Montgomery http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/captain-john-berrien-montgomery <p><b>Born: November 17, 1794<br /> Died: March 25, 1873<br /> Famous For: Taking Yerba Buena (today known as San Francisco) from Mexico<b></b></b></p> <p><img src="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/sites/default/files/capt_montgomery_.jpg" alt="Captain John B. Montgomery" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/captain-john-berrien-montgomery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/captain-john-berrien-montgomery#comments Who's Who Bay History Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:03:11 +0000 Beth Marlin 152 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Streets Named For Early San Franciscans http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/streets-named-early-san-franciscans <p><b>Pros: A brief history lesson<br /> Cons: Getting sucked into wanting to know the story behind every street<br /> Best For: Connecting with SF on a deeper level</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/streets-named-early-san-franciscans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/bay-history/whos-who/streets-named-early-san-franciscans#comments Who's Who Tue, 16 Nov 2010 18:49:53 +0000 Beth Marlin 109 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Andrew Smith Halladie http://www.sfbay-insider.com/whos-who/andrew-smith-halladie <p><b>Born: March 16, 1836<br /> Died: April 24, 1900<br /> Famous For: Inventing the cable car</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/whos-who/andrew-smith-halladie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/whos-who/andrew-smith-halladie#comments Who's Who Tue, 02 Nov 2010 02:44:51 +0000 Beth Marlin 105 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Samuel Brannan http://www.sfbay-insider.com/famous-san-franciscans/samuel-brannan <p><b>Born: March 2, 1819<br /> Died: May 14, 1889<br /> Famous For: Proclaiming the Gold Rush/San Francisco's first millionaire</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/famous-san-franciscans/samuel-brannan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/famous-san-franciscans/samuel-brannan#comments Who's Who Sun, 29 Aug 2010 22:46:39 +0000 Beth Marlin 59 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com