Empire Ranch Foundation

Mary Vail Wilkinson


Mary Eliza Vail, 1889

Born in 1887, Mary Eliza Vail was Walter and Margaret Vail’s daughter and lived at the Empire Ranch until the Vail family moved to Los Angeles in 1896. She relates stories of her life as a child on the Empire Ranch.

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Date of Interview: 1977
Interviewer: Gregory P. Dowell