John Donald Daly

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John Donald Daly
John Donald Daly.jpg
A picture of John Daly
Born 1841
Boston, Massachusetts
Died January 1, 1923
Known for Namesake of Daly City, California

John Donald Daly (1841 – January 1, 1923) was a California businessman and landowner from Boston, Massachusetts. The city of Daly City, California was named after him when it was incorporated in 1911.

John D. Daly is widely regarded as the "father of Daly City" and is an important figure in the history of the city that bears his name. He opened the city's bank.[1]


  1. ^ Bartlett, Jean (September 13, 2011). "A walk on the Daly City side with historian Bunny Gillespie". Mercury News. Retrieved November 9, 2015. 


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