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Chevalier Andrea Sbarboro

Chevalier Andrea Sbarboro, Italian banker. Mason. Anti-prohibitionist.


  • Sbarboro, Chevalier Andrea was born on November 26, 1839 in Acero Liguria, Italy. Son of Stefano and Maria (Torre) Sbarboro.

  • Education

    • Brought to America at age of 4. Educational public schools, New York, and under private tutors.


    • Began as clerk in grocery store, San Francisco, and became proprietor. Organizer and manager 5 mutual loan associations, beginning, 1875 (total receipts $6,500,000 in monthly installments, with which were built 2,500 homes for families, all fully paid). Organizer and president Italian-American Bank.

      Founder, secretary and manager Italian Swiss Agricultural Colony. Founder and secretary San Francisco Sanitary Reduction Works. Organizer Manufacturers’ and Producers’ Association, San Francisco (president 10 years).

      Organizer California Promotion Committee.


    • Author of books on “True Temperance”.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Catholic


    Mason. Anti-prohibitionist.


    • Married Romilda Botto, September 12, 1872.
    • father: Stefano Sbarboro
    • mother: Maria (Torre) Sbarboro
    • spouse: Romilda Botto
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    Born November 26, 1839
    Died February 28, 1923
    (aged 83)