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Huell Howser
Birth: Oct. 18, 1945
Gallatin
Sumner County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 2013
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Television Personality. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, he worked on a US Senator's staff and served in the US Marine Corps. He is best known for hosting the PBS televison series "California's Gold". His television career began at WSM-TV in Nashville where he began a series of human interest stories. After working in New York, he moved to Los Angeles in 1981 to work as a reporter for KCBS-TV and also served as weekend host and correspondent for "Entertainment Tonight". In 1985 he joined Los Angeles television station KCET, of the Public Broadcasting Stations, as a producer and host of "Videolog" which featured small towns, landmarks, events or places of interest throughout California which were not well known to the general public, while conducting informal interviews with the locals. He also produced other shows including "California's Golden Parks", "California's Water", "Visiting...with Huell Howser", "Our Neighborhoods", "The Bench", "Road Trip", "Downtown" and "California's Golden Fairs". Howser, who retired from television in November of 2012, died after a long illness. His cremated remains were scattered off Los Angeles in the Pacific Ocean. (bio by: Louis du Mort) 
 
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  Harold Chamberlain Howser (1907 - 1984)
  Jewell Havens Burnley Howser (1911 - 1986)
 
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Fish Interfaith Center Columbarium and Garden *
Orange
Orange County
California, USA
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Record added: Jan 07, 2013
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- Kathy Conner Toomey
 Added: Jun. 12, 2017
In Our Thoughts and Prayers in the name of Jesus our Lord, We miss you very much. Thank you for sharing so much with us in your stories and documentaries of California, we Love you very much, and my Husband and I, enjoy very much watching and hearing from...(Read more)
 Added: Jun. 4, 2017
In Our Thoughts and Prayers in the name of Jesus our Lord, We miss you very much. Thank you for sharing so much with us in your stories and documentaries of California, we Love you very much, and my Husband and I, enjoy very much watching and hearing from...(Read more)
- Jorge and RosaLinda
 Added: Jun. 4, 2017
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