Alonzo Delano Photo

Alonzo Delano

Born: Jul 2, 1806

Death: Sep 8, 1874

Birthplace: Aurora

Nationality: United States

Alonzo Delano

Date of Birth : Jul 2, 1806
Date of Death : Sep 8, 1874
Birth Place : Aurora

Alonzo Delano, who went by the pen name "Old Block", was an American humorist, pioneer town city father, and a California Gold Rush Forty-niner. Delano's sketches of gold rush camp life rivaled Bret Harte and Mark Twain in popularity.

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