JULIUS P. MILLOTT.
Though a native of the old Nutmeg state, Julius P. Millott, formerly president of the Vallejo board of education,
city purchasing agent and superintendent of the corporation yard, and now employed at the Mare Island navy yard,
has been a resident of Vallejo for twenty years and more, and there are few here who have a wider or a better acquaintance
than he. Mr. Millott was born in the city of Torrington, Litchfield county, Connecticut, September 9, 1875, and
was there reared, early turning his attention to the mechanical trades and becoming an expert machinist.
Until he was thirty years of age Mr. Millott remained in the east, working at his trade as a machinist, the greater
part of this time being connected with the operations of the American Brass Company and the Hendry Machine Company
at Waterbury, and in 1905 he came to California and secured employment in the plant of the Best Machine Company
at San Leandro. A year later he came to Vallejo and became connected with the electrical department of the United
States navy yard, a position he occupied for eighteen years or until 1924, when the office of purchasing agent
was created by the Vallejo city administration and he accepted the appointment to that office, which his experience
amply qualified him to fill. This position carried with it the further position of superintendent of the corporation
yard and he thus had a double duty to perform in behalf of community service. In 1921 he was elected a member of
the city board of education and in 1923 he was chosen president of that body. On September 15, 1925, Mr. Millott
resumed his work in the electrical department of the Mare Island navy yard. For many years Mr. Millott has been
an active and influential figure in the ranks of organized labor in California and he is a past president of the
Vallejo branch of the Machinists Union and a past president of the Central Labor Union of that city. In 1920 he
served as a delegate to the national labor convention held that year in Rochester, New York, and he is now a member
of the executive board of the local labor council.
On May 7, 1895, at Torrington, Connecticut, Mr. Millott was united in marriage to Miss Josephine Ruot, who was
born in France, and they have two daughters - Clara, the wife of Louis Bussboom; and Elsie, the wife of Alvord
Cushing. Mr. Millott is a Mason and both he and his wife are members of the Order of the Eastern Star. He also
is affiliated with the Knights of Pythias, the Improved Order of Red Men and the Foresters of America.
History of Solano County, California
BY: Marguerite Hune
Napa County, California
BY: Harry Lawrence Gunn
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Solano County, CA
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