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NEW: John P. Squibob 1853 Pin

NEW: John P. Squibob 1853 Pin

$ 6.00

This all metal 2 inch tall pin of John P. Squibob has 1853 and two post attachments.

Squibob AKA George Horatio Derby (April 3, 1823 – May 15, 1861) was an early California humorist. He attended West Point with Ulysses S. Grant. Derby used the pseudonym "John P. Squibob" and its variants "John Phoenix" and "Squibob." Derby served as a lieutenant in the US Army Corps of Topographical Engineers, In his spare time, he wrote humorous anecdotes and burlesques, often under the guise of his pseudonyms. In 1853 John arrived in San Diego to do work on the San Diego harbor. His historical work with the US Army Corps of Topographical Engineers and his humor earned him the honor of having the San Diego and Imperial County chapter of E Clampus Vitus Named for him

These Clamper Items are offered by the Squibob Chapter Store and are for Clamper members and their widders only, so be prepared to prove yourself a clamper or widder.


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