The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, proposals for legislation, reports, materials relating to resolutions
and debates, surveys, photographs and miscellany.
Born in Calexico, Imperial County, California on April 5, 1916, Bob Wilson attended local public schools in Calexico. The
Wilson family moved to San Diego, California in 1928. While attending San Diego State College, Wilson worked as a newsboy,
grocery clerk, and theater usher. Wilson also attended the Otis Art Institute, working part-time as a milk route salesman,
and later as the merchandising manager for a dairy. During WWII, Wilson operated Conship Commissary, served in the Coast Guard
Reserve (Port Security Service) and as a private in the United State Army. After the war, Wilson joined an advertising agency
in San Diego as a partner and Vice president.
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