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Name Simonds, Ulysses (Les) Scott, Jr.
Role Political
Othernames Les
Born 1901
Birthplace Fresno, CA
Deceased 1984
Deceased where Burlingame, CA
Occupation Labor Union Official, Mayor of Burlingame, Burlingame City Councilman, San Mateo Junior College District Trustee, College of San Mateo Administrator, United States Navy, Burlingame Planning Commissioner, Burlingame Fire Commissioner, San Mateo County Grand Jury, San Mateo County War Price and Ration Board, Treasurer of the San Mateo County Governmental Research Council, President of the San Mateo Boys Club, Member of the Safety Committee of the American Red Cross, Family Service Agency Board Member, Burlingame Post American Legion Commander, Founder of the Peninsula Memorial Blood Bank and Burlingame Community Chest, Bay Area Transportation Commissioner, Burlingame Kiwanis Club, Burlingame Masonic Lodge, San Mateo County Central Committee of the Democratic Party, President of the League of California Cities Peninsula Division, Businessman, Secretary-Treasurer for the San Mateo County Building Trades Council, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer for the Bay Counties District Council of Carpenters, Simonds-Simonds Builders
Titles & honors Burlingame Citizen of the Year 1953, Lifetime PTA Membership, State of California Award for Service to the Apprenticeship Training Program
Education Washington State College
Places of residence Fresno, Burlingame
Spouse Marjorie Simonds
Children Scott Simonds

Associated Records

Image of 2015.001.00514.4 - Burlingame Officials with Governor Earl Warren Outside of Burlingame City Hall, 1949

2015.001.00514.4 - Burlingame Officials with Governor Earl Warren Outside of Burlingame City Hall, 1949

Burlingame Officials with Governor Earl Warren Outside of Burlingame City Hall, 1949. Black and white negative of Governor Earl Warren greeting City Officials outside the Burlingame City Hall. To the left of Governor Warren is Burlingame mayor Dan Love, who is holding the governor's right elbow. Looking into the camera, second from the right, is Ulysses Scott "Les" Simonds, Jr., a former mayor of Burlingame. There are approximately 16 other people near the governor and in the background. A large building with the words "Jenkle-Davidson / OPTICIANS" on the side is also visible in the background. A pole with an American flag juts out from an unseen building on the far right. Part of a series

Image of 2015.001.00529.2 - Mayor Dan Love Unveils Dedication Plaque for Fire Station No. 2 in Burlingame, July 1950

2015.001.00529.2 - Mayor Dan Love Unveils Dedication Plaque for Fire Station No. 2 in Burlingame, July 1950

Mayor Dan Love Unveils Dedication Plaque for Fire Station No. 2 in Burlingame, July 1950. Black and white negative shows Mayor Dan Love unveiling the dedication plaque for Fire Station No. 2 on Hillside Drive in Burlingame, California. The image shows a group of men wearing suits that stand at the front entrance of a building. Mayor Dan Love appears in profile at left pulling on a cord that lifts a set of small curtains covering a plaque that is attached to the front of the building. The unveiled plaque reads, "[BUR]LINGA[ME] / FIRE STATION NUMBER 2 / ERECTED JULY 30, 1950." Text on the lower portion of the plaque lists Mayor Dan Love and several city councilmembers: H. Kent Atwater, Alla