Grant King grew up in La Jolla and attended La Jolla High School. He served in the Army during World War II. Afterward, he completed his architecture training. “Then I got my own little office here."

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San Diego's least-remembered great man – U.S. Grant Jr.

Second son and namesake of the warrior president U. S. Grant.

Buck Grant was a man of substantial means in 1893 (thanks, in large part, to that $1 million dowry from his senator father-in-law). He bought a 25-room mansion at Eighth Avenue and Ash Street.


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