Terry Connors is the August 28th program presenter with the topic of “Surveying and Land Records.” He is the current San Diego County Surveyor. With the County Tax Assessor's office.
In his talk, he will review the Assessor's office; the Recorder's office (which deals with vital records certificates, deeds and patent searches); the Tax Collector's office; the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors; and the County Surveyor's office. For the latter, he will discuss Federal Land Maps, 1853-1900, Private Survey Maps, and Other Resources (Non-recorded Maps, and Road Books).
Terry was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and moved to San Jose, California in 1963. He graduated from Campbell Union High School in 1965, attended two years of Junior College before joining the United States Naval Reserves at Alameda. Terry flew Anti-Submarine Warfare aircraft from 1969 to 1973. He worked for Santa Cruz County in 1969 as a rear chain-man on a survey crew, and went into private industry in 1978. He was licensed by the State of California in 1982. Terry was a principal in a consulting engineering firm from 1986 to 2000, ran his own business from 2000 to 2007, and joined San Diego County in 2007 as the County Surveyor. He is married with two children.