is the sixth-largest city in California
, and the seat of Fresno County. It is located in the expansive Central Valley
Fresno was home to the headquarters of Consolidated Cropdusting, an agricultural business which operated throughout the Central Valley. In 1952, World War III aviator Bruce McNulty joined this company.
Joe Steele, the 32nd President of the United States, was born in Fresno in 1878, shortly after his parents emigrated from the Russian Empire province of Georgia.