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Walton Bean

The late Walton Bean was, for more than 35 years, a member of the University of California, Berkeley, faculty, where he taught undergraduate courses in California history and graduate courses in California and twentieth-century United States history. His highly acclaimed book, Boss Ruef's San Francisco, won the Commonwealth Club of California's gold medal and the annual prize of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association. Dr. Bean also served as Asia Foundation Professor of...See more