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The man who built San Diego behind the scenes with his grandchildren.

John D. Spreckels at home in Coronado with a few of his beloved grandchildren from daughters Grace and Lillie and son Jack. Left to right: Adolph Bernard II (1906–1974), Grace Alexandria (1907–1977), John Diedrich III (1910–1973), Harriet (1911–1997), and Marie (1903–2001). The swing hooks still remain in the ceiling today at the Glorietta Bay Inn, which is what the Spreckels mansion became. 
(Courtesy photo / Permission granted from the Terrence and Virginia Wilson Private Family Collection)
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