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1854--Louis B. DeRome--1910
"The Founder"
Whyte & De Rome
Globe Brass & Bell Foundry
De Rome Brass & Bell Foundry

Born
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1854--Louis B. De Rome--1910
"The Founder
Whyte & De Rome
Globe Brass & Bell Foundry
De Rome Brass & Bell Foundry
Passed
January 7








Louis DeRome

"The Founder"
Age 36



# YEAR POSITION EMPLOYER CITY STATE AGE DATE SOURCE VIEW
1 1854 Born ?? & Catherine De Rome Buffalo NY 0 ?? ?? Click
- 1858 Moved to California With Parents San Francisco CA 4 ?? BSF Click
- 1910 Passed-Heart Effection At Home-1076 59th Street Oakland CA 50 Jan 7 OT Click
- 1910 Interred-Plot 30; Lot 41 Mountain View Cemetery Oakland CA 50 Jan 10 MVC Click
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Blue Lodge
&
Appendant Bodies
19??--Masonic Timeline--1910
Louis B. DeRome
Blue Lodge
&
Appendant Bodies









# DATE STATION BODY LOCAL CITY STATE VIEW
1 ?? Initiated Blue Lodge Sequoya  Lodge 349 Oakland CA Click
2 ?? Passed-Dispensation Blue Lodge Sequoyah  Lodge 349 Oakland CA Click
3 ?? Raised-Master Mason-Dispensation Blue Lodge Sequoyah  Lodge 349 Oakland CA Click
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Works List 1880--Art Castings By DeRome--1910 Works List
# DATE WORK SPONSOR ITEM MADE SIZE LOCATION CITY ST VIEW
1 1888 Mission Bell San  Miguel Bell Brass 2,000 lb San Miguel San Luis Obispo CA Click
2 1892 San Jose Fire Bell San Jose Bell Brass 3,000 lb Fire Department San Jose CA Click
3 189? 27 Lamp Posts City of SF Lamps Bronze 800 lb City Hall San Francisco CA Click
4 189? Lick Observatory Medallion Cal Pioneers Medallion Bronze ?? Mt Hamilton San Francisco CA Click
5 189? Francis Scott Key Medallion Cal Pioneers Medallion Bronze ?? ?? San Francisco CA Click
6 1893 James Lick Medallion Cal Pioneers Medallion Bronze ?? ?? San Francisco CA Click
71894Lick StatuaryJames LickStatueBronze12"Mitchell SquareSan FranciscoCAClick
8 1897 Native Sons Fountain James Phelan Fountain Bronze ?? Market & Tuck San Francisco CA Click
-1897Elk StatueElks Lodge 171StatueBronze??Mt View CemMountain ViewCAClick
9 1897 Robert Louis Stevenson ?? Statue Bronze ?? Portsmith Square San Francisco CA Click
-1901The Mechanics FountainDonahue EstateStateBronze15'Market & BatterySan FranciscoCAClick
10 1902 McKinley Bust Public Sub Bust Bronze ?? McKinley School Berkeley CA Click
11 19?? Spade-Dewey-GB City of SF Spade Bronze ?? Union Square San Francisco CA Click
12 1903 "Roosevelt" Light House Bell USA Bell Brass 61" Oakland Harbor Oakland CA Click
13 1903 Spade-McKinley-GB City of SF Spade Bronze ?? Golden Gate Park San Francisco CA Click
14 1904 McKinley Memorial Mem Comm Statue Bronze 15' Golden Gate Park San Francisco CA Click
15 1905 Oakland Fire Bell-Station #7 Donation Bell Brass 1000 lb Oakland Library Oakland CA Click
16 1908 Robert Burns Monument ?? Statue Bronze ?? Golden Gate Park San Francisco CA Click
-19??Christ Of The Andes??StatueBronze7'Santa Clara CemSanta ClaraCAClick
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Works List 1880--Mechanical Castings By DeRome--1910 Works List
# DATE WORK BUYER ITEM MADE SIZE LOCATION CITY ST VIEW
1 18?? Two Propellers Fulton IronWorks Propeller Bronze 7,000 lb Mt Hamilton San Francisco CA Click
2 18?? Propeller Union Iron Works Propeller Bronze 9,000 lb ?? San Francisco CA Click
- 18?? 20 Pumps USA Pumps Gun Metal 3,000 lb Ships San Francisco CA Click
- 18?? Condenser Castings USA Condenser Sp Formula ?? Ships San Francisco CA Click
- 18?? 27 Large Lamp  Posts City of SF Lamps Bronze 800 lb City Hall San Francisco CA Click
- 18?? 600-Water Meter SF Tool Co. Castings ?? ?? Meters San Francisco CA Click
- 18?? Street Grip Frames City of SF Casting Bronze ?? SF Cable Cars San Francisco CA Click
- 18?? Ship Fittings Union Iron Works Castings B & B ?? Ships San Francisco CA Click
- 18?? Propeller ?? Propeller Bronze ?? Humboldt San Francisco CA Click
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Press Coverage 1880--Whyte & De Rome-1888
16th Street
292 Howard Street
137 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA
Press Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Dec 12, 1892 SF Call N.C. Whyte and Louis De Rome 8 1 12" 2 Illus. Click
2 Jan 3, 1893 SF Chronicle James Lick Medallion Unveiled 5 6 5" No Click
3 Sept 28, 1897 SF Chronicle The Bon Adventure Cast In Bronze 5 ?? 5" No Click
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Press Coverage 1888--The Globe Brass & Bell Foundry--1906
126-128 Main Street
San Francisco, CA
Press Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 April 22, 1902 SF Chronicle Bronze Bust Of McKinley Unveiled 7 4 12" 1 Click
- May 11, 1903 SF Chronicle To Ring Welcome To The President 9 1 8" No Click
- May 12, 1903 SF Chronicle Big Bell Will Announce The President's Arrival 9 1-3 30" 1 Click
- May 12, 1903 SF Chronicle All Ready And Waiting 9 4-7 61" No Click
- Oct 21, 1904 SF Chronicle Final Section of Memorial Statue Cast 9 ?? 5" No Click
- Dec 27, 1905 Oakland Tribune Gives Bell To City 5 4-5 15" 1 Click
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Magazine Articles 1888--Globe Brass & Bell Foundry--1906
1226-128 Main Street
San Francisco, CA
Magazine Articles
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 December 1897 Overland Monthly The Stevenson Monument 528-30 1-2 20" 2 Illus. Click
2 November 1903 Sunset Miss Boyle Molded Roosevelt's Face 80 1-2 4" No Click
3 November 1905 Stanford Quad Globe Brass & Bell Foundry ?? 1 1/4 No Click
4 Nov 15, 1905 Pacific Municipalities Globe Brass & Bell Foundry 129 1 2" No Click
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Press Coverage 1906--De Rome Brass & Bell Foundry--1910
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San Francisco, CA
Press Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
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Press Coverage 19??--The Later Years-1910 Press Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Jan 8, 1910 Oakland Tribune Louis De Rome Dies Suddenly 5 5 6" No Click
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Books 1880--About De Rome-1910 Books
# DATE BOOK AUTHORHEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 1892 Bay of San Francisco-Vol II Lewis PublishingGlobe Brass & Bell Foundry 353-55 1-2 6" No Click
21897SF Municipal ReportsBoard of SupThe Phelan Fountain391-93148"1Click
31996Writings of Frank NorrisJoseph Mc ElrathMaking of a Statue250-51115"NoClick
41997Endangered DreamsKevin StarrChapter 6-Whyte & De Rome18018"1Click
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