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Term: San Francisco

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Located on peninsula between San Francisco Bay & Pacific; was site of mission & fort, then village of Yerba Buena; under Mexican control after 1821; captured by US in 1846; destroyed by earthquake & fires in 1906; important port during WW II. BGN 1932 Ranked 13th by population in the 1980 census

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American, born 1939
American, born England, 1964
American, 1943 - 2019
American, born 1933
American, 1930-2007