John B. Frisbie

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John B. Frisbie (1823–1909), son-in-law of Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, served in the California legislature and during the Mexican-American War he served in the US Army.[1] He was a founder of the cities of Vallejo, California and Benicia California.


  1. ^ Vassar, Alexander C. (2011). Legislators of California (PDF). Retrieved 23 November 2016. 

Detailed information about his early life and role in the Mexican American war, 1846-1848 can be found in his autobiography, entitled "John B. Frisbie Reminiscences".

John B. Frisbie's life was also chronicled in Integral Outsiders, The American Colony in Mexico City 1876-1911, by William Schell, Jr.