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William DeLoss Love, manufacturer, was born in Putnam, Connecticut, on July 20, 1888; the son of the Reverend Archibald L., D.D., and Hattie (Houghton) Love.

Graduated from Hamilton College in 1909 with the degree of A.B.

Mr. Love was a member of the sales department of Houghton Mifflin Company, of Boston, Massachusetts, from 1909 to 1922; secretary and sales manager for the National Nut Company at Oakland, California, and New York City from 1922 to 1924, president and general manager from 1924 to 1946 and general partner since 1946; general partner of the Aristocrat Nut Company, Oakland, California since 1943; president of the American Molding Equipment Company, San Francisco 1936 to 1950 and general partner since then; general partner of American Molding Company of San Francisco since 1944; director of W. H. Freeman & Company; and trustee of Hamilton College.

Belongs to the Congregational Church and is a member of Kiwanis Club, University Club of San Francisco, and Rio Del Mar Country Club.

Mr. Love married Helen Marie Clarke on June 1, 1920, and has three children; Pauline Clarke, now Mrs. Warren Halsey Dunning II of Indianapolis, William DeLoss, Jr., and Sylvia Houghton, now Mrs. William Carroll McCormack of Rochester, N.Y. He has two grandchildren.

Home: 25 Oak Ridge Road, Berkeley 5, California.

Offices: 362 Fourth Street, Oakland 7, California, 355 Fremont Street, San Francisco, California, and 655 Eleventh Avenue, New York, N.Y.




Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.

Source: Eminent Californians 1953, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 199, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.

2014 Cecelia M. Setty.











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