Biography of Herbert M. Bailey
Kings County, CA Biographies





HERBERT M. BAILEY.
Among the active younger members of the representative business men of Lemoore, specific mention should be made of Herbert M. Bailey, who is the energetic and efficient agent of the Shell Oil Company for Lemoore, Armona and Stratford. Mr. Bailey was born at Lemoore on the 18th of June, 1899, and received his elementary education in the public schools of this city, being a graduate of the high school. He then entered the University of California, at Berkeley, from which he was graduated in 1923 with the degree of bachelor of arts. While in the university Mr. Bailey took a prominent part in all college activities and was a member of the Sigma Nu Greek letter fraternity. In athletics he was especially prominent and was a member of the varsity boat crew in his senior year.

Since becoming identified with business affairs in Lemoore he has not only been successful in his own line but has given earnest support to every movement for the betterment of the city and the advancement of the public welfare. He took a prominent part in the Chamber of Commerce drive in 1925 and is a persistent and effectual booster for Lemoore on every possible occasion. He is a member of Hanford Lodge No. 1259, Benevolent Protective Order of Elks. Genial and companionable, though modest and unassuming, he easily makes friends and is well liked throughout the circle of his acquaintance.

From:
History of Tulare County, California
By: Kathleen Edwards Small
and
Kings County, California
By: J. Larry Smith
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago 1926


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