St. Clair County Remnants Of The Past


St. Clair County
Remnants Of The Past

Edwin L. Lewis

Who's Who in the Pacific Southwest: a compilation of authentic biographical sketches of citizens of Southern California and Arizona. Los Angeles: Times-Mirror Print. & Binding House, 1913, 406 pgs.

LEWIS, Edwin L. Supt. Los Angeles Ry. Res. 1825 Winfield St.; office, 721 Pacific Electric Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal. Born in Osceola, Mo., April 1, 1859; son of Dr. Lawrence and Emeline (Reynolds) Lewis. Married to Florence Lotspeich in 1897.
Educated in grammar and high schools, Osceola, Mo. Deputy county treasurer at Osceola, Mo., under his father, 1878; worked on farm two years; deputy county treasurer and tax collector at Osceola, Mo., 1880-1886; moved to San Francisco, 1887; one year as street car conductor there; moved to Los Angeles in 1888; receiving clerk with Los Angeles Cable Ry. Co., 1888-90; promoted to chief clerk for John J. Akin, supt.; asst. to Mr. Akin, 1902-1913; appointed supt. in place of Mr. Akin, who resigned, 1913.