Willis George Emerson

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Willis George Emerson
Willis George Emerson - portrait.jpg

Born 28 March 1856(1856-03-28)
Blakesburg, Monroe County, Iowa
Died 11 December 1918 (62) [1][2]
Los Angeles, California
Burial Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Alma mater Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.; Northern Ohio University (LL.D., hon.)
Affiliations Southern Wyoming Tramway Co.; Bonnie Claire Mining Co.; North American Copper Co.; Emerson Motor Co.; Emerson Realty Co.
Spouse(s) Bonnie O'Neal (m. 1907)

Willis George Emerson (March 28, 1856 - December 11, 1918) was an American publisher, politician (Republican), entrepreneur (involved in mining and related business), real estate speculator, lawyer, promoter, and author, among very many other roles as a general man of affairs.

Selected Bibliography


  1. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Willis George Emerson (28 Mar 1856–10 Dec 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78313192, citing Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Don Lynch (contributor 47271760).
  2. "ADVENTURER IS DEAD - Encampment Boomer Who Turned Author and Inventor Passes", Steamboat Pilot (Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado) 24 (23): 5, 25 Dec. 1918,