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Title
Russell E. Fuson, California Highway Patrol
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Dean, Gordon
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Pictured is Russell E. Fuson, director of the California Highway Patrol in his office at CHP headquarters located at 437 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. Fuson, who lives at 12141 Hillslope St., North Hollywood, started as a CHP motorcycle patrolman in Santa Cruz County in 1932. In 1956 he was appointed supervising inspector and commander of Zone Five, which includes Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties. As commander of the largest highway patrol divisions in the state, Fuson coordinates and supervises the activities of 193 automobiles and 234 motorcycles - one of the largest traffic units in the country. Photograph dated December 13, 1961.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00135743
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d042_f23_i22
CARL0005614097
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/65546
Subject
California Highway Patrol
California Highway Patrol--Employees
Motorcycle police--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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