Some of the most important mausoleums and memorials at Cypress Lawn are built on the commercial fortunes of certain products. Can you connect the merchandise with the merchant?

 

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Hugh McCrum / Gustave Niebaun / Claus Spreckels / Andrew Jackson Pope / William Fuller / Gertrude Atherton /  Raymond Bocci / Charles De Young / Paul Kalmanovitz / Herman Nager / Charles Howard

 

Answers at end of post

 

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Answers  (in order of product pictures)

 

Paul Kalmanovitz – The Beer Baron Wholesaler of Northern California

William Fuller – The Fuller Paint Company, still operating

Andrew Jackson Pope (with partner Frederic Talbot, also buried at Cypress Lawn) – Pope And Talbot Lumber Company, still operating

Hugh McCrum – The largest liquor distributor on the West Coast

Charles Howard – First West Coast distributor of Buick (and owner of the race horse, Seabiscuit)

Gertrude Atherton – Novelist

Raymond Bocci – Master cemetery memorial monument maker, located in Colma

Claus Spreckels – The Sugar King

Herman Nager: The Potato Chip King

Gustave Niebaum – Inglenook Wine

Charles De Young – founded with his brother The San Francisco Chronicle

 

Terry Hamburg, Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation

 

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