1905 - 1968Jacob Zwang was born in Sennefeld, Baden Germany and migrated to the United States in 1896 at the age of 16 years. He arrived at 2:00 o'clock in the morning and was met by his uncle Moses Levy, and cousin Albert Levy. This was the start of a partnership that lasted more that (sic) sixty-eight years. They ran a butcher shop in Visalia until 1900 when they moved their business to Laton to take advantage of growing trade afforded by the settlers of a large Spanish land grant. In 1905, Jake Zwang made an exploratory visit to the settlement known as Coalinga. The area had long produced large herds of cattle and flocks of sheep. There was some dry farming, but the big attraction was the booming oilfields.
|Placed By||Coalinga Lions Club|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 8:10pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 737521 N 4002656|
|Decimal Degrees||36.13956667, -120.36023333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 8.374', W 120° 21.614'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 8' 22.44" N, 120° 21' 36.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 197 Coalinga Plaza, Coalinga CA 93210, US|
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