J. S. Nunes is a merchant of Sausalito, and a member of the firm, Sherry, Lawrence & Co., No. 321 Clay street, San Francisco, general commission and wholesale dealers in butter, cheese, eggs, poultry and all kinds of farm and dairy products. He was born at St. George, Western Islands, December 4, 1854. He is the youngest of five children born to his parents, who were Antonio and Lucia (Silvey) Nunes. He was reared and schooled in his native country until 1872, when he came to America, locating in Marin county, and has been connected with the dairy business many years. In November, 1888, he purchased an interest in the general merchandise establishment of Lawrence & Co., at Sausalito, where they have a well selected general stock of goods.
Mr. Nunes was married in Marin county, November 11, 1888, to Miss Rosa Silva, a native of Boston, Massachusetts. Our subject was naturalized at San Francisco, in 1880. He is a Republican politically, although not active in politics.
Transcribed by Donna L. Becker
Source: "The Bay of San Francisco," Vol. 1, pages 614-615, Lewis Publishing Co, 1892.
© 2004 Donna L. Becker.