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Inventory of the Sheila J. Kuehl Papers
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Description
Sheila J. Kuehl served in the California State Legislature from 1994-2008. The Sheila J. Kuehl Papers consist of 20 cubic feet of textual records and one cubic foot of audiovisual materials reflecting the interests and political activities of Kuehl during her 14 years in the California State Legislature.
Background
California legislator Sheila James Kuehl was born February 9, 1941 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her family moved to Los Angeles when Sheila was two years old, and she began working as an actress at the age of eight. From 1959 to 1963 she starred as Zelda Gilroy on the situation comedy The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1962 and from Harvard Law School in 1978. She returned to the Los Angeles area in the late 1970s, practicing family law and teaching at California State University, Long Beach, UCLA, and Loyola University. In 1989, she became the co-founder and managing director of the California Women's Law Center, where she remained legal counsel for several years. As of 2009, she continues to serve on the CWLC Board of Directors. Appropriations, 1997-2000Agriculture, 2006-2008
Extent
20 cubic feet of textual materials and 1 cubic foot of audiovisual materials
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
Collection is open for research.