Alfred W. TaliaferroWhig
Dr. Alfred Walker Taliaferro, MD
Born: 1825 in Essex Co., Virginia
Died: December 9, 1885 in San Rafael, CA
- Taliaferro gave the "Bird's Nest Glen" estate to Charles Fairfax as a wedding present.
- INVENTION: Inventor of Taliaferro's Sarsaparilla, which was marketed as "The King of the Blood"
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)