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Ellis C. Johnson


Mr. Ellis C. Johnson is one of Daly City’s most influential citizens as well as having the distinction of being that city’s first Postmaster and City Recorder ever since that municipality was incorporated.  He is also serving as Justice of the Peace. 


Mr. Johnson was born in Philadelphia, July 1860.  He has been a resident of California since 1881, while San Mateo County has claimed him only since 1907. 


Before coming to Daly City, Mr. Johnson was located in Stockton, being the superintendent for the Haggin and Tevis Ranch.

Transcribed by Karen L. Pratt

Source: History of San Mateo County by Philip W. Alexander & Charles P. Hamm page 183. Press of Burlingame Publishing Co., Burlingame, CA. 1916.

© 2004 Karen L. Pratt.


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