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David Charles Collier

Born: Aug 14, 1871

Death: Nov 13, 1934

Birthplace: Central City

Nationality: United States

David Charles Collier

Date of Birth : Aug 14, 1871
Date of Death : Nov 13, 1934
Birth Place : Central City

David Charles Collier, commonly known as D. C. Collier or as "Charlie" and sometimes given the honorary title of "Colonel", was a real estate developer, civic leader, and philanthropist in San Diego, California during the early years of the 20th century. He is best known as the organizer and director of San Diego's Panama California Exposition. He was also a prime developer of several areas of San Diego as well as La Mesa and Ramona. In his day he was described as "San Diego's foremost citizen."

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