The collection consists of published and unpublished
materials related to the life, professional activities and interests of William F.
Mendenhall. William F. Mendenhall was worked at the United States Naval Weapons
Station in Seal Beach, California and served as a councilman and major for the city
of Signal Hill, California.
William Franklin Mendenhall was born January 15, 1914 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
He worked at the United States Naval Weapons Station in Seal Beach, California. He
was a councilman for the city of Signal Hill, California, for nine years and also
served as mayor of Signal Hill from April 1963 to April 1964 and again from November
1972 to April 1973.
Collection is open for research.