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Term: Oakland

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Began as transport point on ferry line to San Francisco; acquired by Horace W Carpenter 1852; extended in 1854; received many refugees from San Franscisco after earthquake of 1906; site of 8.5 mile long Oakland Bay Bridge (1936) & several military bases.BGN 1931 ranked 43rd by population in the 1980 census

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American, 1928 - 2010
American, 1927 - 2017
American, 1880 - 1971
American, 1903 - 1996