Frederick "San Diego" Rawson

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Frederick "San Diego" Rawson
Born Frederick Seward Rawson
2 December 1858(1858-12-02)
Perry, Wyoming County, New York
Died 26 November 1951 (92)
Prescott, Arizona
Burial Arizona Pioneers Home Cemetery, Prescott, AZ
Nationality American

Frederick Seward "San Diego" Rawson (December 2, 1858 - November 26, 1951) was an American pioneer who spent time as a marshal in Berkeley County, California, a circus and sideshow hand (through which he was connected with the San Diego Giant), taxidermist, gold prospector in Alaska, teamster from Canada through Mexico, and trading post proprietor ("San Diego's Old Frontier") in Arizona.

Selected Bibliography

  • Rawson, Fred San Diego (1945), Arizona Speaks: In a Language 100 Per Cent Western; Verses and Prose