Biography of Clarence A. Lommel
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CLARENCE A. LOMMEL.
One of the best known of the younger attorneys of Napa county is. Clarence A. Lommel, of Napa, an honored native son of California who has always tried to measure up to the standard of true manhood. This locality is proud to number him among its progressive and representative men, for he has not only been energetic in his own professional affairs but has stanchly supported every measure or movement for the advancement and prosperity of his community.

Mr. Lommel was born at San Rafael, California, on the 29th of October, 1900, and is a son of Otto Adrian and Leila (Parsons) Lommel, the latter of whom was born in the east, being a direct descendant of the first governor of Virginia, and came to California in her girlhood. Our subject's father came to California in 1873, locating first in San Diego. Afterward he went farther north and engaged in the poultry business, in which he was successful. In 1917 he moved to Napa county, and he and his wife are now living on a ranch near Calistoga.

Clarence A. Lommel received his elementary education in the public schools and then entered Hitchcock Military Academy, from which he was graduated. Having determined to devote his life to the legal profession, he entered the law department of the University of California and was graduated with the class of 1922. He then opened an office in San Francisco and practiced there until 1924, when he came to Napa, where he has since been actively engaged in practice, having already met with a very gratifying measure of success. He is a fluent and forceful speaker and an effectual pleader, while as a counselor he is considered safe and sound, enjoying the confidence of the public as well as the respect and esteem of his professional colleagues.

Politically Mr. Lommel is a stanch supporter of the republican party and keeps in close touch with the leading issues of the day. Fraternally he is a member of the Native Sons of the Golden West and the Grizzlies. Because of his ability, genial disposition and genuine worth as a man, he is held in the highest regard by all who know him.

From:
History of Solano County, California
BY: Marguerite Hune
and Napa County, California
BY: Harry Lawrence Gunn
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chicago 1926


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