Juan Maria Sepulveda

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Juan Maria Sepulveda was in 1858 the owner of a portion of southwest Los Angeles County later called the Huntington Palisades, which had been carved from the Spanish land grant of Rancho Boca de Santa Monica.[1] He was named to the Los Angeles Common Council in a special election on August 9, 1853, serving until May 4, 1854.[2]

A native of Los Angeles, California, he was married to Jesus Alvarado Sepulveda, and they had a son, Ildefonso A. Sepulveda, born about 1861.[3]


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  1. ^ "Palisades History Told," Los Angeles Times, May 24, 1929, page E-3
  2. ^ Chronological Record of Los Angeles City Officials,1850-1938, compiled under direction of Municipal Reference Library, City Hall, Los Angeles (March 1938, reprinted 1966). "Prepared ... as a report on Project No. SA 3123-5703-6077-8121-9900 conducted under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration"
  3. ^ "Obituary," Los Angeles Times, December 12, 1944, page A-7