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William C. Warren
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William C. Warren

Deputy + Marshal + Settler
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Born 1836

William C. Warren was the first regularly employed law-enforcement officer in the city of Los Angeles. William C. Warren was born on a farm in southwestern Michigan in 1836. He migrated to California. by June 1860 Warren was the deputy of City Marshal Thomas Trafford and was living with him. In December 1860 he married Juanita Lopez a daughter of the Paredon Blanco settler Jose Francisco Lopez. The couple had three daughters.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1836 Birth William C. Warren was born on a farm in southwestern Michigan in 1836.

TWENTIES

1860 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He migrated to California. by June 1860 Warren was the deputy of City Marshal Thomas Trafford and was living with him.
1861 25 Years Old As a Deputy City Marshal, at the end of 1861, Warren assisted J. E. Pleasants, overseeing one of William Wolfskill's ranches, to pursue and capture several horse thieves, who were sent to the penitentiary.
1865 29 Years Old Warren, a Republican, was elected Los Angeles City Marshal from 1865 to 1869 with the help of the Californio voters in this Democrat dominated city.

THIRTIES

1869 33 Years Old As City Marshal once again in 1869, Warren also served as the first head of the local police force of six officers in a city that had about 5,600 residents. … Read More
1870 34 Years Old Died in 1870.
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