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Frank A. Vanderlip and WWI: the impact of the war on his career & the local harbor community
Join us for a local history lecture about Frank A. Vanderlip, a founder of the PV Peninsula community and a "Renaissance Man".

A lesser known aspect of his story was his key role in World War I and its aftermath. This presentation will briefly outline his wartime activities as well as efforts towards post war reconstruction. Also included will be his wartime naval construction initiative which had implications for San Pedro's expanding shipyards.

Sep 25, 2021 10:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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James MacLellan
Former director of trade development for the Port of Los Angeles
Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Sir George Williams University. In the past, he has taught shipping and transportation for UCLA Extension and for the international MBA program at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate Business School. For several years he conducted an annual intensive course on trade and shipping at the Monterey Graduate School of International Policy Studies. He was a Director of the U.S. – Mexico Chamber of Commerce (Southern California), the Foreign Trade Association and the Southern California District Export Council of the U.S. Department of Commerce.