Posts Tagged ‘Agoston Haraszthy’

3rd September
written by Richard

Agoston Haraszthy

Pioneer Agoston Haraszthy is recognized in state history as the “Father of Winemaking in California.”  He is also known as San Diego’s first county sheriff.  But Haraszthy is most often remembered in San Diego for a legendary scandal that one local historian would call “the first instance of graft in California.”

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