Biography of Charles W. Armstrong
Lake County, CA Biographies





ARMSTRONG, CHARLES W. Was born in Washington Territory, November 5, 1858. He resided on a farm with his parents, during which time he received his primary education at Vancouver. In the year 1869 he came with his parents to California, and spent the following winter in Tehama County. In the spring of 1870 they went to Chico, Butte County, where the subject of this sketch attended the High School. Moved to Lower Lake, Lake County, the following year, after which he spent a few months in a printing office. He then began the drug business in the store of F. Delmont, where he continued for several years. Afterwards became manager for J. Ivancovich. He then came to Middletown, and spent the summer of 1875 in brickmaking, with his father. His father then bought the Pioneer Drug Store of Messrs. Whiting & Smith, and the son took the management of it. In June, 1878, the business was sold to William Amesberry, Charles still remaining manager, and in March, 1879, he became sole proprietor. The business has rapidly improved under his ownership, and is now very prosperous. In 1879 he became manager of the telegraph office at Middletown, and still retains the position. He was married August 7, 1878, to Miss Amanda M. Poulson, a native of Napa County, and they have one bright little girl, Evelina, born June 16, 1879.

From:
History of Napa and Lake Counties, California
Slocum, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1881


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