Photograph of a portrait of Judge William G. Dryden, ca.1850-1869. He can be seen from the chest up looking straight ahead. His full head of hair is parted on his right. He has muttonchop sideburns, and is wearing a 3-piece suit with a scarf tie. Born in Richmond, Kentucky, 11 February 1807. Died in Los Angeles, California, 10 September 1869. In Los Angeles, he held the following offices: city clerk, 1850-60; city attorney, 1851-52; school commissioner, 1859-68; and city judge, 1856-69. He married twice in California, first to Dolores Nieto, with whom he had two daughters; and second to Anita Domínguez in 1868.