Exhibits - The Beeks

The Beeks

Joseph Allen Beek was the longest serving secretary of the Senate in California history, 1919-1968. Joe Beeked was born in Maine and established residency in California in 1907. Beek was perhaps best known for his role in developing Balboa Island. He established the Balboa Island Ferry, built roads and bridges, and was one of the Island’s chief promoters.