STACEY E. NAYLOR.
Stacey E. Naylor, deputy sealer of weights and measures for Tulare county, California, is a native of Michigan,
born in the city of Benton Harbor, February 16, 1891. When he was about three years of age his parents removed
to Oklahoma. In 1904 they came to California and settled in Dinuba, Tulare county. After graduating from the Dinuba
high school, Stacey took the engineering course in the Oakland Polytechnic School and was then engaged in the jewelry
business in Dinuba until the United States entered the great World war.
Mr. Naylor then entered the United States navy and was assigned to duty on one of the submarine chasers. While
in the service he was stationed for a time at San Pedro, California, then was ordered to the eastern coast and
was in New York Harbor until after the signing of the armistice. When he received his honorable discharge he was
chief machinist on the United States Supply ship Surprise. He saw no foreign service.
After the war Mr. Naylor was engaged in ranching near Dinuba, but sold out there and embarked in the mercantile
business in Badger. Disposing of his interest in Badger, his next business venture was as a ranchman near Cutler
until appointed to his present position, in which he has made good and has won the reputation of an efficient and
Mr. Naylor is a member of Alta Post No. 19, American Legion, of Dinuba. The Legion is an organization composed
of those who served in the army and navy of the United States in the World war and is devoted to aiding disabled
veterans and their families, collecting and preserving historical data relating to the service of the legionaires,
and keeping alive the fraternal relations among their comrades in arms. Mrs. Naylor before her marriage was Miss
Rowena Fraser, a native of Dinuba, Tulare county. They have two sons: Jack and Paul.
History of Tulare County, California
By: Kathleen Edwards Small
Kings County, California
By: J. Larry Smith
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
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