December 9th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1960, The Los Angeles Times ran this photo of Seal Beach Mayor Norma Gibbs with her newborn daughter, Norma Jean.

Thanks to reader T. A.Harvey, you can catch up on what Norma’s been doing since 1960 in this 2015 L.A. Times profile commemorating her 90th birthday.

ADDENDUM: Since this was originally posted in 2017, Ms. Gibbs has passed away.

Los Angeles Times August 29, 2019 obituary by Priscella Vega

Sun News September 6, 2019 obituary by Ted Apodaca

– Michael Dobkins


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2 Responses to December 9th in Seal Beach History

  1. t. a. harvey says:

    Apparently she went on to be mayor of H.B. This article doesn’t mention her Seal Beach position:
    http://www.latimes.com/tn-hbi-me-0716-norma-gibbs-20150713-story.html

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