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Leslie Simonds Storrs, American writer. Recipient Resolution of Commendation, Rules Committee, California Assembly, 1971.

Background

Storrs, Leslie Simonds was born on January 16, 1901 in Duarte, California, United States. Son of Godfrey Simonds and Olive Ruth (Morgan) Storrs.

Education

Bachelor, University Southern California, 1923.

Career

Reporter, city editor, managing editor Evening Outlook, Santa Monica, California, 1913—1942, columnist, 1971—1982. Director planning City Santa Monica, 1946—1971. Retired; Served to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Membership

President city planning department League California Cities, 1959—1960, Southern California Planning Congress, 1959. Member High Honor Board Review, Boy Scouts America, 1946—1950. Advisory board Emeritus College Division Santa Monica College, since 1972, Salvation Army, 1947—1948.

Chairman Los Angeles County Committee Uniform Zoning, 1965, Santa Monica Committee School Integration, 1967. Member of American Institute Certified Planners, South Coast Corinthian Yacht Club.

Connections

Married Helen Elizabeth Catlin, April 6, 1926. Children: Shirley Frances, Gerald Simonds.

father:
Godfrey Simonds Storrs

mother:
Olive Ruth (Morgan) Storrs

spouse:
Helen Elizabeth Catlin

children:
Shirley Frances Storrs

Gerald Simonds Storrs