James Brown Winston

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Birthday
26, 1820
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 9, 1884 (64)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1820
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 9, 1884 (64)

About

American physician and politician who was the first-ever medical officer of Los Angeles, California.

Before Fame

He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia and was a surgeon in the U.S. Army.

Trivia

He was honored by City Council in 1887, when they changed the name of Ogier Street, where he lived, to Winston Street.

Family Life

His wife helped him operate the Bella Union Hotel.

Associated With

He and write-in candidate Thomas F. Ford both served on the Los Angeles City Council.