William Chapman Ralston Edit Profile
Educated various private schools, and colls. Special course in mining, University of California, class of 1889.
Successively mine foreman, superintendent, manager and president, Fulton Iron Works, 1882-1806. President Humboldt Land & Cattle Company, since 1911. President W. C. Ralston Brokerage Corporation, Burlington Gold Mining Company, Julia Consolidated Mining Company, etc.
United States appraiser, Port of San Francisco, 1891-1893. Member California House of Representatives, 1901 (speaker of House, pro tem.), State Senate 2 terms, 1903-1905. Assistant treasurer United States, at San Francisco, since 1907.
Member California House of Representatives, 1901 (speaker of House, pro tem.), State Senate 2 terms, 1903-1905. Member American Institute Mining Engineers (ex-v.-p.), California Miners’ Association (ex-president), Zeta Psi (Iota Chapter). Mason, K.T.
Married Georgia Grayson, of Oakland, California, June 7, 1889.