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GNIS Approximate geocoding 13 Don Meacham (May 30, 1916-Feb. 28, 2010) was born in Cowell, Contra Costa County in 1916. He lived most of his life in Sonoma County where he retired as freelance commercial photographer after 50 years in the profession. He worked as a photographer in the Navy during WWII; was the flagship photographer on the U.S.S. Augusta during the North African invasion; and was Chief Photographer of the Naval Air Station in Santa Rosa until the war ended. Meacham was a charter member and chairman of the Santa Rosa Civic Art Commission and was instrumental in establishing Arttrium, the county's first visual and performing arts festival. Title supplied by cataloger. Photographer: Don Meacham. Sonoma County Advertising Grant (2009-2010) Grant provided to the Sonoma County Library through the Sonoma County Advertising Program High resolution master image (600ppi) Grayscale Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows