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L. Burr Belden
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1898
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1977
San Bernardino County
California, USA

In the early 1920's, Belden wandered Death Valley as a young reporter for the San Bernardino Sun-Telegram. He befriended old-timers and reclusive miners who shared with him their confidences, many told for the first time in this book. Belden made the Death Valley area a field of intense personal study and research.

He loved the desert, an in particular, he loved all that had to do with Death Valley, its history, landscape and its people. Belden spent more than 50 years at the Sun-Telegram and later served on the California History Commission and Conference of Historical Societies, appointed by then California Governors Jerry Brown and Ronald Reagan.

Belden also served as chair of the Death Valley Forty-Niners. Other books "Searles Lake Borax 1862-1962", also "San Bernardino 150 Years Old Today" "PADRE FOUNDS CITY IN 1810 AND GIVES VALLEY ITS NAME" By L. BURR BELDEN (Sun-Telegram Historical Writer)Copyright (1960).

First Noble Grand Humbug of the Billy Holcome chapter in 1968, of the Ancient and Honorable order of E Clampus Vitus.
Montecito Memorial Park
San Bernardino County
California, USA
Created by: Lester Letson
Record added: Jun 24, 2008
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L. Burr Belden
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L. Burr Belden
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L. Burr Belden
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