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California`s executive mansion, popularly known at the Governor`s Mansion, was built in 1877 for Albert and Clemenza Gallatin. Albert was a partner in the Sacramento hardware store of Huntington & Hopkins. The Gallatins hired Uriah Reese to build the house and the architect was Nathaniel Goodell.
In 1887 the Gallatins sold the house to local businessman Joseph Steffens and his wife Louisa, who were the parents of four children including the famous journalist and author, Lincoln Steffens.