A French Immigrant, Jean Auguste Besson wanted a better life in America. A local farmer and shoe salesman, Besson quite possibly never could have imagined the legacy he would leave behind. Five generations later, the family grows stronger roots and is proud of being Besson. Pictured from L to R, son Joffree Besson, Jean Auguste Besson, wife Marie, and son George Besson on the home property in Gilroy, CA.