E. S. Whitney

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Dried Fruit Packer
Main Location

Los Gatos

Elijah S. Whitney ran a fruit packing house in Los Gatos around 1900. Whitney was born in Maine, but moved to Santa Cruz in 1875. In 1885, he moved to Los Gatos, dropped out of running storefronts, and "switched to real estate and railway business" as agent for the Northern Pacific. In 1888, he lived near Los Gatos's downtown,[1]

By 1912, Whitney lived south of downtown San Jose at 98 San Jose Ave[2].


Location Years Address Details
Los Gatos 1900, 1902 Bascom Ave.[3] "residence: San Jose road"