If a single partner in their rice and beef cattle operation were to perish, they would have to sell a significant part of their assets in order to stay in business. The 55% tax would basically halve the operation and the ability to continue to have a profitable operation.
Location: Pulsar County, CA
Business: He is a rice and cattle producer and is on the Agricultural Commission for the County of Placer. The government purchased the Vineyard Ranch from his parents in 1942 to create Camp Beale.
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