Photo Credit: San Diego Historical Society
  • Photo Credit: San Diego Historical Society
  • Story alerts
  • Letter to Editor
  • Pin it

Robert Golden and family, 1953. The son of local construction magnate Morley H. Golden, Robert took over as company president in 1956.

Though Robert Golden’s 1991 Union obit emphasized his philanthropic endeavors and love of travel, a coworker said, “Together, we built half of the buildings in downtown.” Another source said, “He was pretty blunt, straightforward and a little bit gruff at times.”

When the M.H. Golden business was sold in 1982 (when Robert retired), the company ranked as the 158th largest builder in America.

To order this photo please contact the San Diego Historical Society at sdhscollections@sandiegohistory.org.

  • Story alerts
  • Letter to Editor
  • Pin it

More from SDReader

More from the web

Comments

Sign in to comment