The 1826 Casa de la Guerra, the largest home in Santa Barbara. The casa had a wooden tower, or altito, where “El Capitán” stored his valuables.
The 1826 Casa de la Guerra, the largest home in Santa Barbara. The casa had a wooden tower, or altito, where “El Capitán” stored his valuables. Courtesy
The 1826 Casa de la Guerra, the largest home in Santa Barbara. The casa had a wooden tower, or altito, where “El Capitán” stored his valuables. Courtesy

He burglarized his father's bank, but later became a respected politician in early California

June 02, 2018 01:24 PM