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State Archives of Florida
Captain William B. McKinley, U.S.
Captain McKinley came up the Caloosahatchee on Captain Peter Nelson's boat "Spitfire" from Washington, D.C., where he had managed streetcar transportation. He established a citrus grove in Alva, Florida and put in a steam-powered irrigation system. He married Elizabeth English, who died in 1885. He moved across the river and lived with the English family for the rest of his life.
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Captain William B. McKinley, U.S. 1870 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/187>, accessed 22 May 2022.
Captain William B. McKinley, U.S. 1870 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/187>.