In 1906, George Almer was President, William Mayo was Vice President and general manager and Edwin was Secretary. Edwin’s two sons, Almer and Edwin Jr got involved in the workings of the ranch. According to Ruth Newhall, “of all the next generation, only Edwin Jr, was interested in being involved with the company. At the time she wrote her book “The Newhall Ranch”, in 1958, Edwin Jr. had been with the company for 53 years.