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Taken 20-Oct-10
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, San Saba Historical Marker, San Saba County, Edmond E. Risien, Pecan Pioneer
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.08 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken20-Oct-10 12:50
Date modified20-Oct-10 12:50
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length28 mm
Focal length (35mm)42 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/100 at f/5
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Edmond E. Risien, Pecan Pioneer

Edmond E. Risien, Pecan Pioneer

San Saba
San Saba County, Texas
31 11.740' N 98 43.011' W

Text: (1853-1940) Cited by 42nd Texas Legislature and the public as a world leader in pecan industry. Spent lifetime upbreeding native San Saba pecans. Born in Dover, England. Came here in 1870s. Installed first San Saba water works. Some pecan varieties he originated were Onliwon, San Saba Improved and Western Schley. Mrs. E. E. Risien, born in Plymouth, England, 1853, died in San Saba 1953. The Risiens had four children: Doris, Norma, Winnie and E. Guy (son who carried on work with pecans).