Thomas W. Wright, County Surveyor

Thomas W. Wright, County Surveyor from 1851-1858 and 1876-1879. He laid out many county roads and the first railways. In 1887, he made an anti-mortem donation of his fieldnotes and maps to the county, as he had "no next of kin." (Santa Cruz Surf, 4/8/1887, p. 3 col. 6.) He died November 15, 1897.

Source of information: Notes on back of photo

Surf 4/8/1887 p.3 c.6

Rowland p.127

Elliot's p. 77
Date: Prior to 1897
Type: PHOTO
Coverage: Santa Cruz (City)
Rights: This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-0325

Citation

“Thomas W. Wright, County Surveyor.” Prior to 1897. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/9563. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.