James Rolph

James Rolph


Significant Facts

Born: August 23, 1869 in San Francisco, California
Died: June 2, 1934 in Santa Clara County, California
Married: Annie Reid on June 26, 1900
Political Party: Republican


Father: James Rolph, Sr.
Mother: Margaret Nicol
Wife: Annie Reid
Children: Annette, James and Georgina

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Did You Know?

  • As a remedy for the financial blues during the Great Depression, it was Rolph's suggestion that everyone take a two-week holiday
  • Governor Rolph preferred wearing boots to shoes and had his boots custom-made
  • Governor Rolph chose his parents anniversary day as his wedding date. Annie Reid, who became his wife, was his high school sweetheart





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