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Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Phone Book, 1929
Newhall, California

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Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company Telephone Directory with listings from Glendale, Burbank, Crescenta, Newhall (including Saugus, Castaic), Reseda, North Hollywood, Owensmouth (later Canoga Park), Palmdale, Van Nuys, March, 1929 (revised to January 19, 1929). Newhall listings on Page 107.

Listings of note with addresses and telephone numbers:

PEOPLE
Bob Anderson, 921 Chestnut..........69    (Cowboy star and rodeo rider)
Ora W. Bercaw, mdse Saugus..........49-J-4   (General store owner in Saugus)
Bryon Cone, Saugus..........28-J-4   (Ran Saugus Cafe in 1920's and 1930's)
Jesse W. Doty, garage..........73   (Opened Doty's Garage on Spruce Street [modern-day San Fernando Road] in 1914 and turned it into the local Ford dealership)
Thomas M. Frew, Spruce..........74   (Opened Frew Blacksmith shop on Spruce Street in 1900)
Thomas M. Frew, Jr., Walnut..........35-J   (Ran T.M. Frew & Son Blacksmith shop with his father and turned into a welding shop)
Mrs. Sarah Gifford, 700 Pine..........68   (Wife of John Gifford, first station master of Newhall Depot opened in 1876)
William S. Hart..........20   (World famous western silent movie actor)
Andrew Jauregui, Arch..........67-W   (Famed rodeo cowboy in 1920's and 30's)
Fred Lamkin, Newhall..........44-J   (Owner of Newhall Garage)
William Mayhew, Walnut..........39   (In 1906 he acquired a Railroad Avenue general store from Jim Gulley, whose tenant was Albert Swall)
Arthur B. Perkins..........61   (Came to Newhall in 1919 to manage the fledgling Newhall Water Company, later was first town historian)
Joseph Antonio Suraco, Bouquet Canyon..........13-J-21   (Son of Juan Bautista Suraco who acquired the Rancho del Buque (Ship Ranch) in 1874, from which the name "Bouquet Canyon" is derived)
A.B. Thatcher, 1300 Newhall..........54-J   (Publisher of Newhall Signal from 1925 to 1938)
Alexander G. Thibaudeau, Market..........18-W   (Member of Newhall Chamber of Commerce, father of Gladys Laney)

BUSINESSES
California Highway Commission, San Frndo..........28-J-22
Evergreen Service Station, Castaic..........49-J-12
T.M. Frew & Son, welding bus..........35-W   [T.M. Frew & Son]
Hammond Lumber Co, Spruce..........1
Newhall Garage..........9   [Newhall Garage]
Newhall Mercantile Co, 643 Spruce..........19-W
Newhall Ice Feed & Fuel..........31
Newhall Pharmacy..........7-J
Newhall School Dist, 1413 Walnut..........76
Newhall Signal..........8-W
Newhall Welding Wks, Newhall..........35-W
Oak Mt Lookout..........65-F-2
Pac Telephone & Telegraph Co., ofc..........10
Renfro's Pharmacy, San Frndo Rd, Saugus..........49-J-6   [Renfro's Pharmacy]
Safeway Stores, 730 Spruce..........34-W
Saugus Cafe, San Fernando Rd..........28-J-11   [Saugus Cafe]
Shell Oil Company..........22-W
Sheriff's Ofc Sub Sta No 6, Spruce..........51   [L.A. County Sheriff's Substation No. 6]
So. Calif. Gas Co, 1305 Chestnut..........56
Standard Oil Co. of Calif
    Huddlestun O C Elsmere Canyon..........5-F-2
    Newhall Office..........5-F-7
    Pico Shop..........5-F-5
    Pico Wells..........5-F-6
    Sales Dept, Pine..........29
    Walton Young..........5-F-4   (Local superintendent for Standard Oil Co, 1900-1927)
Union Oil Co..........16
US Forest Service..........23
Woods Garage, Saugus..........38   [Wood's Garage]


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