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Daniel Tibbets is an American media executive. He is the president and general manager of the El Rey Network, a position he has held since May 2016.

Eliza Tibbets California founder of the citrus industry

Eliza Tibbets was among early American settlers and founders of Riverside, California; she was an activist in Washington, D.C. for progressive social causes, including freedmen's rights and universal suffrage before going to the West Coast. A spiritualist, she led seances in Riverside. She became known for successfully growing the first two hybrid Washington navel orange trees in California.

Luther Calvin Tibbets was a Maine merchant and farmer who supplied the federal government from New York City during the American Civil War, had a store in Virginia after the war, and moved to Riverside, California in 1870 as one of the early pioneers. He sold retail goods and then wholesale goods to the federal government from New York City during the American Civil War. With his wife Eliza Tibbets, he was known for growing the first two Washington Navel orange trees in Riverside, California about 1875. Their success and the qualities of the fruit resulted in a conversion of citrus orchards to this variety and rapid expansion of the California citrus industry.

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Aberdeen, California Unincorporated community in California, United States

Aberdeen is an unincorporated community in Inyo County, California. It is located 12.5 miles (20 km) north-northwest of Independence, at an elevation of 3,914 feet (1,193 m).

Tibbets, Wisconsin Unincorporated community in Wisconsin, United States

Tibbets is an unincorporated community located in the town of Sugar Creek, Walworth County, United States.

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