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Editor , historian , publisher

James Leo "Jim" Norris, American historian, editor, publisher. Certified Marriage Family Child Counselor.

Background

Norris, James Leo "Jim" was born on July 7, 1930 in Salt Lake City. Son of Leo H. and Erma B. (Davis) Norris.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1952;Master of Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, 1960.

Career

Teacher, counselor, coach, El Segundo H.S., Los Angeles, 1957-1961;teacher, counselor, coach, Palos Verdes H.S., Los Angeles, 1961-1964;professor, El Camino College, Los Angeles, 1964-1981;public, Olive Press Publs., Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, California, since 1981;historian, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, since 1981. President El Comino College Faculty Association, Los Angeles, 1975, California Community College Counseling Association, 1972.

Achievements

  • Certified Marriage Family Child Counselor.

Works

Membership

Editor Santa Ynez (California) Valley History Society, 1984-1994. President Los Olivos Imporovement Association, Los Olivos, 1981-1983. Chairman Santa Barbara County Landmark Committee, Santa Barbara, 1990-1992.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1952-1955, PTO. Member Santa Barbara Corral Westeners (keeper of the chips since 1983), Los Californianos, Wet Noodle (president 1980).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: Western and local history.

Connections

Married Lynne Oldmen, April, 1951. Children: Michael, John, Jean, Jane Suzanne.

father:
Leo H. Norris

mother:
Erma B. (Davis) Norris

spouse:
Lynne Oldmen

children:
Michael Norris

John Norris

Jean Norris

Jane Suzanne Norris