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Loren Lee Nicholson, American journalism educator, author. Recipient creative grant California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, 1972, fellowships Huntington Library., San Marino, California, 1977, Aluminum Company American, Pittsburgh, 1980, Outstanding Community Service award, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1999.

Background

Nicholson, Loren Lee was born on March 26, 1922 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of James Garfield and Eva Elsie (Burt) Nicholson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, San Jose (California) State University, 1945. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1947. Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1958.

Career

Accounts executive John P. Scripps Newspapers, Watsonville, California, 1945-1947. Advertising correspondent Sunset Magazine, San Francisco, 1947-1949. Advertising director Scripps Newspapers, Redding, California, 1949-1956.

Professor journalism California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1956-1991. President California Heritage Public Associates, 1992-1997.

Works

Membership

Member Retired Active Men (president 1995), South County History Society (president 1997-1998), San Luis Obispo County History Society (president 1964, 80), California Conference History Societies (regional vice president 1966).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, writing, travel.

Connections

Married Patricia Henley, March 19, 1945 (divorced April 1979). Married Bernice Bingham Loughran, February 26, 1983.

father:
James Garfield Nicholson

mother:
Eva Elsie (Burt) Nicholson

spouses:
Patricia Henley

Bernice Bingham Loughran