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Stephen M Payne

Author, Stephen M. Payne holds a doctorate in Public Historical Studies from UC Santa Barbara, a master's degree in history from San Jose State University and a baccalaureate in anthropology from UC Santa Cruz. Payne also taught Santa Clara County and California history courses at local colleges for many years. Payne's family goes back five generations in Santa Clara County. The McClellan farm buildings in Stevens Creek Park belonged to his great grandmother's parents, who were settlers in 1849...See more