San Jose, California

The Letitia Building – Named After The Daughter Of The First American Governor Of California

The Letitia Building, which was designed by Jacob Lenzen, was named after Letitia M. Burnette and constructed in 1890. Letitia M. Burnette was the daughter of Peter Hardeman Burnett, the first American Governor of California. Later in life she would marry C.T. Ryland and has her name changed to Letitia M. Burnette Ryland.

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