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Guide to the William Jackson Losh Collection, 1908-1973
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Description
Correspondence, advertising, employee records, legal materials.
Background
William J. Losh was born in Oakland, California, October 1, 1896. After serving in World War I in the Army Ambulance Service, he returned to graduate from Stanford University in 1920. He worked as manager of the California Stelos Company and later as a newspaper reporter for the San Francisco NEWS (1933-34) and as a columnist for the San Francisco EXAMINER (1934-38). In 1939, he formed a public relations firm with John C. Lee and specialized in publicity for various conservation interests. He served as a member of the San Francisco Mayor's United Nations Conference Committee (1951), and executive secretary of the Trustees for Conservation (1954). He died in Oakland, October 28, 1973.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.