King-Morse Canning Company
San Francisco, CA
Charles J. King Company
San Jose Fruit Packing, California Fruit Canners Association, California Packing Corporation
King-Morse Canning Company was an early San Francisco-based canner operated by by Charles J. King "of William" and Issac Harrison Morse. King had operated the Charles J. King Company (Williams & Co?), an early canner founded in San Francisco in the 1870's; Morse appears to have been a wholesaler.
|San Leandro||1899-1973||Site of San Leandro BART station. Became Del Monte Plant #8.|
- History of the Canning Industry
- Issac H. Morse Scrapbook: San Francisco, 1870-1915: Bancroft library. Index entry mentions that Morse saved May 16, 1885 announcement that his company had been acquired by the San Jose Fruit Packing Company. Morse had been working for King-Morse in 1883.
- History Files: Del Monte Cannery: [San Leandro Patch].