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State code commissioners William G. Hale, Perry Evans, and T.C. Ridgway, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 5, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Commission member, Thomas Perry, stands between fellow commissioners William G. Hale and Thomas C. Ridgway, who are both seated at a table strewn with documents. The California Code Commission, tasked with revising and codifying laws from thousands of specific state statutes, met to outline its objectives. Members were chosen from the legal and academic community. Commissioners included: President Thomas Caldwell Ridgway, former president of the California bar association; Vice-chairs, USC Dean William Green Hale and Perry Evans of San Francisco; Secretary Fred B. Wood; Don G. Bowker of Los Angeles; Gerald Hanna Hagar of Oakland; Berkeley's Professor Alexander Marsden Kidd; Stanford's Professor William B. Owens, and Norris N. Montgomery of Santa Barbara. Hagar and Kidd's names are misspelled in the Los Angeles Times caption and nitrate negative captions.
Handwritten on nitrate negative: L2R WM. G. Hale, Perry Evans, Thos C. Ridgway, 10-5-35
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2256--, Fred B Wood, Wm G. Hale, Thos C Ridgway, Perry Evans, Don G. Bowker, Norris Montgomery, Gerald H Hogar [sic], Wm B Owens, HM. [sic] Kidd, 10-5-35, State Code Board, [Stamped:] OCT 23 1935
Related to article, "Work On State's Codes Outlined By Commission." Los Angeles Times, 6 Oct. 1935
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Ridgway, T.C., 1878-1938
Hale, William G., b. 1882
Evans, Perry, b. ca. 1879
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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