Thursday, November 10, 2011

Pioneer Realty Broker is Dead

From: The Oakland Tribune, 01 November 1912

Pioneer Realty Broker is Dead
Funeral of Albert F. Hoogs to be Held Tomorrow Afternoon

The funeral of Albert F. Hoogs, pioneer real estate operator of this city and San Francisco, who died Wednesday at his home, 2304 Valley street, this city, will be held tomorrow afternoon from the residence [illegible] cemetery.

Hoogs was 71 years of age and a native of Boston, Mass. When a mere boy he came to this state with his parents, making the trip around the Horn and landing in San Francisco. His father, Octavia Hoogs, was the first real estate operator in San Francisco. Decedent made his home in Oakland for the past 28 years.

Hoogs is survived by the following children: Elbert, Edgar, and Charlotte Hoogs, and Mrs. Flora Mitchell, and a nephew, William E. Hoogs.

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