Percy Edward Haslett

From Wooljersey

11 Nov 1865 - 25 Aug 1949

Brother of Oliver Cromwell Haslett


The Bay City Wheelmen include the following gentlemen : H. S. Blood. S. F. Booth, Jr., F. B. Cook, C. L. Davis, G. F. Day, W. H. Day, John Ehlus, E. Fahrback, H. Houseworth, T. L. Hill, F. C. James, F. E. Johnson, Thos. Knight, J. A. Little, W. M. Meeker, Chas. McCulley, W. J. Monro, A. S. Neal, D. O'Callaghan, G. L. Payne, J. C. Quinn, H. Reaman, E. Rideout, W. Rideout, R. A. Smythe, C. J. Schuster, W. K. Slack, W. F. Sperbeck, H. C. Tenny, R. Little, Thos. Thornberg, Wm. Tietjen, Edward Mohrig, C. Thompson, F. E. Walsh, R. M. Welch, G. E. Dixon, P. E. Haslett, W. G. Davis, J. W. Lawlor, Sam Parsons, F. D. Elwell, Robt. Turner, W. G. Waters and C. Angel. To the young Rideout brothers belong the honor of being the first to make the Yosemite trip on bicycles.

ON THE WHEEL. - Daily Alta California, 29 November 1885

Haslett of Alameda rode to San Jose last Sunday. He reports the roads below Haywards as being very rocky.


In response to a circular mailed to every member in the State, notice of which was also given in this column last week, a number of prominent cyclists, members of the League of American Wheelmen, met at 108 Golden Gate avenue on Thursday evening, 18th instant, for the purpose of forming the California State Division of the league. The organization was perfected by the election of P. E. Haslett as Secretary and Treasurer to serve until his successor shall be elected, as the by-laws of the division may provide when adopted. R. M. Welch was selected for appointment as Chief Consul to serve until the result of the election to be held in March next shall be announced from the national headquarters of the league, which under the rules will be about the 1st of May. A committee was appointed to frame by-laws for the governing of the division.

BICYCLING. - Run of the Bay City Wheelmen and Other Speedy Clubs. - 22 Feb 1886, Mon The San Francisco Examiner

C. B. Wheaton, A. M. Brown, P. E. Haslett and O. C. Haslett, of the San Francisco Bicycle Club were in town Sunday.

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 01 Jun 1886

Percy Haslett, of this city, has ridden the greatest distance on a bicycle during the season of anyone on the coast, his cyclometer showing 3,000 miles done within six months. He receives the B. C. W. medal therefor.

Oakland Tribune, 18 Dec 1886

Percy Macscorcher Haslett rides the lighest wheel on the Coast, a 34-pound semi-racer.

The Bicycle. - The San Francisco Examiner, 11 Apr 1887