Thomas W. Wright, County Surveyor from 1851-1858 and 1876-1879. He laid out many county roads and the first railways. In 1887, he made an anti-mortem donation of his fieldnotes and maps to the county, as he had "no next of kin." (Santa Cruz Surf, 4/8/1887, p. 3 col. 6.) He died November 15, 1897.
Date: Prior to 1897
Place: Santa Cruz City
Sources of Information: Notes on back of photo; Surf 4/8/1887 p.3 c.6; Rowland p.127; Elliot's p. 77
Original size: 3 3/4" x 5 1/4"
This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.