Santa Catalina Island Twenty-Five Year Club

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Santa Catalina Island Twenty-Five Year Club was organized by long-time Avalon resident, Peter Lubetich (1871-1939). In 1933, the local Avalon paper noted:

“Pete Lubetich is still wearing his '25 years on Catalina' button and takes his daily walks around town and cashiers here and there and yonder.




In the News~

February 16, 1915 [TI/Avalon]: “A reception and dinner was given by A. A. Carraher to those who had been residents of Santa Catalina Island for twenty-five years or more. Those present included Captain J. W. Wilson, Captain George Farnsworth, P. V. Reyes, Captain V[incent] Moricich, Captain Hugo Asplund, Captain J. Arcey, “Mexican Joe”, Captain Tom Whittley, Captain Harry Doss, John Brinkely (Chicken Johnnie), and Captain Al Holbrook.”