Four Redwood Rangers leave Santa Rosa for the California State Horsemen's Association Convention in Stockton, October 1947. According to a Santa Rosa Press Democrat article dated October 10, 1947, the "Four Mesquiteers" left from Santa Rosa's courthouse plaza for the1,235 mile trek. Those shown on horseback in this Sonoma County Library photo are from left to right: Leo O'Connor, Jack F. Luttrell, David Grant, Jack Williams; standing left to right: Joseph Obert Pedersen, Mayor of Santa Rosa; Clfiton Elzo McCluskey, president of the Sonoma County Riding and Driving Club and regional vice-president of the California State Horsemen's Association; Warren Richardson, president of the Sonoma County Trailblazers and founder of the California Centaurs; Herbert J. Waters, editor of the Press Democrat.
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