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M.B. Staunton Company

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Start/Birth date: 1869
Death/End date: 1910

Michael Buckley Staunton (1828-1905) was born in Maryland in 1828 heading West after gold was discovered then serving in the Civil War with Company A of the First California Infantry in the Southwest before homesteading in Paradise Valley, Nevada, in 1868. There, M.B. started a business making and selling boots expanding to a broad range of tack as business boomed along the California Trail with thousand of emigrants passing through Winnemucca, Nevada. In 1879, M.B. married and had a son, Michael David, the following year. David took over the business when his father retired in 1900 and expanded the manufacturing of bits and spurs by hiring John Estrada around 1906. In 1910 David sold his interest to Gus Goldberg


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