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James Raser was James Gerlach's ranch foreman.
James Raser was James Gerlach's ranch foreman.


Born: July 25, 1855, Died: April 26, 1946.
Wheeler states that Gerlach was bit by a tick when he came to inspect the [[Deep Hole]] ranch.  As there had been cases of tick fever that year, Gerlach was rushed to Reno.  After that Gerlach never visited is property again and conducted his business with Raser in Reno.
 
"Wednesday December 8, 1920 James Raser, the well known stockman and foreman for the Gerlach Cattle Company had his leg broken last Saturday at Deephole, and Dr. Kennedy, of this place was called to attend him. While helping to brand cattle his horse fell with him, falling on his left leg and breaking it just above the ankle and otherwise bruising him." ([http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?action=detail&id=6494 Surprise Valley Record])
 
== See Also ==
== See Also ==
[[Donnelly District]]
[[Donnelly District]]
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37917020 Find A Grave]
* Sessions S. Wheeler, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=gBYUBc-O4OgC&lpg=PA159&ots=jyXUt5rQYb&dq=raser%20gerlach&pg=PA159#v=onepage&q=raser%20gerlach&f=false The Black Rock Desert]," p 159

Revision as of 07:13, 6 February 2013

James Raser was James Gerlach's ranch foreman.

Wheeler states that Gerlach was bit by a tick when he came to inspect the Deep Hole ranch. As there had been cases of tick fever that year, Gerlach was rushed to Reno. After that Gerlach never visited is property again and conducted his business with Raser in Reno.

"Wednesday December 8, 1920 James Raser, the well known stockman and foreman for the Gerlach Cattle Company had his leg broken last Saturday at Deephole, and Dr. Kennedy, of this place was called to attend him. While helping to brand cattle his horse fell with him, falling on his left leg and breaking it just above the ankle and otherwise bruising him." (Surprise Valley Record)

See Also

Donnelly District