Elmer S. RigdonDemocratic
Elmer Scott Rigdon
Born: June 16, 1868 in Cambria, CA
Died (in office): December 13, 1922 in San Francisco, CA
- LEGISLATION: Rigdon was the proponent of the construction of Highway 1 between Monterey and San Simeon.
- PLACENAME: In the 1930s, a small park and drinking fountain beside Highway 1 in Monterey County (7 miles north of Lucia) was named for Rigdon. A recent article about the drinking fountain at the park is located [here].
- According to cambriahistory.org, in 1905; "the Rigdons installed the first indoor bathtub in Cambria." [Source]
Source: California Blue Book (1913-15)