Purser, California

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Purser is a former settlement in Lassen County, California.[1] It was located 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Wendel.[1]

A post office operated at Purser from 1902 to 1903, and from 1908 to 1915, when the service was transferred to Wendel.[1] The name honored Edward T. Purser, rancher and irrigation developer.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 428. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.