Larson, Louise Leung

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Name
Larson, Louise Leung Gender: F
Mamie Louise Tom
born on 16 February 1905 at 06:15 (= 06:15 AM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°16' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°17 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 18°16'



Biography

American journalist and author, the first Asian American reporter for a major American newspaper. She graduated from the Uiversity of Southern California in 1926 and had a 51-year career as a reporter, including stints with the old Los Angeles Record, the San Francisco News and the Chicago Times. She also wrote for the Los Angeles Times magazine and retired in 1971 from the Santa Monica Outlook. Louise Leung Larson died in Los Angeles on October 1, 1988 of the complications of a stroke.

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Sweet Bamboo: A Memoir of a Chinese American Family" by Louise Leung Larson (2001), p. 51: "I was born at 6:15 am on the morning of February 16, 1905."

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist