J. C. HARCLEROAD, who enjoys recognition as one of the leading and enterprising business men of El Centro, has
won merited success. He is engaged in the automobile business and is proprietor of the Buick Garage at Sixth and
State streets. He was born in Plattsville, Wisconsin, August 11, 1886, a son of J. M. and Alma (Burris) Harcleroad.
The subject of this review acquired his education in the public schools, after which he entered the University
of Wisconsin, graduating in the class of 1907, and receiving the degree of B. M. He then became identified with
the engineering department of the Buick Automobile Company, which position he held until 1912, when he came to
California and was connected with the sales department of the Buick for a period of one year. Mr. Harcleroad came
to Imperial County in 1913, locating in El Centro. He purchased the property where he is now located and now has
the exclusive agency for the Buick automobile in Imperial County. Fraternally Mr. Harcleroad is a member of the
B. P. O. E. He was united in marriage in Lancaster, Wisconsin, to Miss Minnie M. Wright, May 21, 1911, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Wright, who are numbered among the prominent and representative families of Lancaster, Wisconsin.
To Mr. and Mrs. Harcieroad have been born two children, Eleanor and John James. The family resides at 642 Hamilton
Street, and enjoys the acquaintance of a host of friends.
The History of Imperial County, California
Edited by: F. C. Farr
Elms and Franks, Publishers
Berkley, California 1918
Imperial County, CA
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