SAN FRANCISCO (Jun. 7)
California’s oldest resident, Nathan M. Jacobs, is dead at the age of 106 years and eleven months.
Born in London, England, in 1827, he came to California on a clipper ship and made this state his home from that time on. He was a pioneer in Sacramento, later moving to alameda.
On his one hundredth and sixth birthday he smoked his usual daily quota of three cigars, drank a glass of beer, and said he looked forward to many more birthdays.