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Stuart Ricard Rasmussen

Stuart Ricard Rasmussen, American newspaper librarian. Director children and adult plays San Geronimo Valley Community Center; director Ross Valley Players Barn Theatre; president Lagunitas District School Board, 1955—1958, San Geronimo Valley Little League, 1961; Member of American Newspaper Guild, Special Libraries Association, San Francisco Press (life).

Background

  • Rasmussen, Stuart Ricard was born on November 7, 1906 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Emil Jorgen and Christine (Johnsen) Rasmussen.

  • Education

    • Student, University California Extension.

    Career

    • Library. San Francisco Examiner, 1929—1937. Head library San Francisco Call Bull, 1937—1959, San Francisco News Call Bulletin, 1959—1966. Library staff San Francisco Examiner, since 1966, assistant head library, 1966—1975, acting head library, 1975—1978.

      With Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movies, San Francisco, since 1935. Actor Maxwell Burke Stock Company, Oakland and Berkeley, California, 2027—2028, Blake, Turner Stock Company, San Francisco, 1928.

    Works

    • Author: Numerous plays, 1955-1960.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Director children and adult plays San Geronimo Valley Community Center. Director Ross Valley Players Barn Theatre. President Lagunitas District School Board, 1955—1958, San Geronimo Valley Little League, 1961.

    Member of American Newspaper Guild, Special Libraries Association, San Francisco Press (life).

    Connections

    • Married Nairn Margaret Abbott, June 1, 1940. Children: Nairn Christine, Mark Abbott.
    • father: Emil Jorgen Rasmussen
    • mother: Christine (Johnsen) Rasmussen
    • spouse: Nairn Margaret Abbott
    • children: Nairn Christine Rasmussen
    • Mark Abbott Rasmussen
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    Nationality
    • 1929 - 1937
      Library San Francisco Examiner
    • 1935
      with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movies
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1937 - 1959
      head, library San Francisco Call Bull
    • 1959 - 1966
      head, library San Francisco Call Bull