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date: 20 August 2019

de Latour, Georgeslocked

(20 October 1856?–28 February 1940)
  • Richard H. Dillon

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de Latour, Georges (20 October 1856?–28 February 1940), California wine maker, was born Georges Marie Joseph de Latour in the village of Daglan near Sarlat in France's Perigord region. Although hardly a mystery man, biographers, obituarists, and even descendants are unsure of the year of de Latour's birth (some sources give 1858) and unable to provide the Christian names of his parents, although it is agreed that they were landed gentry who died when he was very young....

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