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city manager

Lyman Howard Cozad, American city manager. With United States Army, 1943-1944. Member American Society for Public Administration, International City Managers Association, City Managers Department League of California Cities (Sacramento president 1972, life), Southern California Public Personnel Association Los Angeles (president 1942), Rotary (Colton chapter director 1961-1962, Arcadia chapter 1970-1977).

Background

Cozad, Lyman Howard was born on May 22, 1914 in Painesville, Ohio, United States. Son of William Howard and Ethyl (Phelps) Cozad.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1935;Master of Science in Public Administration, Ohio State University, 1936;postgraduate, Yale University, 1936-1937;postgraduate, University of Southern California, 1948-1957.

Career

Director exam, City of Los Angeles, 1939-1942;personnel officer, National Housing Agency, Washington, 1942-1943;personnel director, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Washington, 1944-1947;Southern California manager, Louis J. Kroeger & Associations, Los Angeles, 1947-1956;city manager, City of Colton, 1957-1964;administrative officer, City of Beverly Hills, California, 1964-1966;city manager, City of Arcadia, California, 1966-1977;Southern California manager, League of California Cities, 1977-1984;ranger rider, 1985-1998;vice president, Southern California representative, Public Svc. Skills Inc., Sacramento, 1986-1998. Instructor University of Southern California, 1941-1942, 48-58, University of California, Riverside, 1961-1963, California State University, Long Beach, 1974-1977.

Membership

With United States Army, 1943-1944. Member American Society for Public Administration, International City Managers Association, City Managers Department League of California Cities (Sacramento president 1972, life), Southern California Public Personnel Association Los Angeles (president 1942), Rotary (Colton chapter director 1961-1962, Arcadia chapter 1970-1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.

Connections

Children: Bradford, Roberta, Kimberly.

father:
William Howard Cozad

mother:
Ethyl (Phelps) Cozad

children:
Bradford Cozad

Roberta Cozad

Kimberly Cozad