About the Author
Doris Walker has been a resident of Orange County since 1963 and an appointee to the county's Historical Commission since 1994. For several years she taught classes in California History for Saddleback and Irvine Valley Colleges' Emeritus Institutes. She is the author of the official Orange County centennial volume: Sections of Orange (1989). A copy placed in the centennial time capsule at the Old Courthouse is to be opened for the county's 200th anniversary in 2089. She is also the co-founder of the Dana Point Historical Society served as a director of the San Juan Capistrano and the Orange County Historical Societies. She lives in Orange County, CA.