VALLEY OF HEART's DELIGHT
cferoben from Eugene T. Sawyers' History of Santa Clara
County,California, published by Historic Record Co. , 1922.
GEORGE EBER TARLETON
SURNAMES: MUNN, ANDERSON
A young business man who is gaining a foothold
in the business world and who is well on the road to success is George
Eber Tarleton, one of the owners of Russell's Garage at Saratoga, Mr.
Russell being the former owner. A native of Santa Clara County, Mr.
Tarleton was born at San Jose, December 33, 1891, the son of George L.
and Ada (Munn) Tarleton. The father is also a native of California, his
parents coming here in 1851. The paternal grandfather, Geo. W.
Tarleton, planted his orchard in the Santa Clara Valley, some of the
trees coming from France. George L. Tarleton is a buyer for the
Pratt-Lowe Company and he and his wife reside in San Jose.
George E. received his education in the excellent schools of
and after graduating from the San Jose high school he went into the
transport service between San Francisco and Manila for one year. At the
end of this time he took up his residence in Honolulu and followed
electrical work there for about one and one-half years. Returning to
San Jose he entered the shops of the Bean Spray Company and was with
them for nine months, when he accepted the position of teller with the
Bank of San Jose, and was with them for six
years, or until his
enlistment for service in the navy, July, 1917. He was in the service
of his country for two years, nineteen months of which was
a submarine chaser in foreign waters in the war zone as chief engineer
of Subchaser No. 148, doing duty there until August, 1919, when he
brought the submarine to New York City, coming to Mare Island, where he
was honorably discharged October 4, 1919. He then returned to his
place in the Bank of San Jose, until July 1, 1921, when with a partner,
George Wadey, he bought Russell's Garage at Saratoga, where the
partners are doing a thriving business. They carry a full line of
supplies, accessories, tires, and have the Ford agency.
The marriage of Mr. Tarleton united him with Miss Anne Anderson
they are parents of one child, Janet. He votes the Republican ticket
and throws his influence on the side of all good measures. Fraternally
he is a Woodman of the World and was made a Mason in the San Jose Lodge
No. 10 F. & A. M. and is also a member of the Sciots and belongs to
the Saratoga Improvement Association and San Jose Post 89, American