Alfred Louis Bush
Alfred Louis Bush (1849–1902) was a 19th-century industrialist and politician in Los Angeles County, California.
Bush was born February 3, 1849, in Vriesland, Michigan, where he attended public schools until age 15. when he became a machinist's apprentice.
In his business life, he later consolidated his machinery business with the Burge Manufacturing Company to form the Bush and Burge Company.
He moved to Los Angeles, California, and at age 23 he was elected in 1872 to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors from the 4th District. Ten years later, on December 4, 1882, he was elected to the Los Angeles Common Council from the 4th Ward for a two-year term, but he resigned on October 27, 1883.
He died on July 3, 1902, survived by his wife, Clara, and three children, Wilhelmine, Anna Louis, and Alfred Jr.
- Los Angeles County
- 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."
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