Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948

Rowell was born on Nov. 1, 1867 in Bloomington, IL; Ph. B, Univ. of Michigan, 1888; LL. D, College of the Pacific, 1927; Litt. D, Univ. of Southern CA, 1928; served as clerk, committee on elections, US House of Representatives, 1889-91; chairman, CA Republican State Convention, 1910; member, Republican National Campaign Committee, 1916; chairman, Republican State Committee, 1916-18; editor and publisher, Fresno Republican, 1898-1920; president, CA League of Nations Assn., 1927-39; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1928 and 1936; editor of San Francisco Chronicle, 1932-39, then editorial columnist; he died on Apr. 12, 1948.

From the description of Copies of editorials from the Fresno Republican, 1898-1920. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40968952


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