A.M. Rawn (1888-1968) worked for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts. He was promoted to chief engineer and general
manager of the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (1941), and later appointed to California State Water Pollution Board
(chairman, 1953-61). The collection consists of manuscripts, letters, photographs, diaries, awards, and printed materials
related to A.M. Rawn and his career as chief engineer of the County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County. Topics include
water pollution and the sewage disposal system of Los Angeles.
Rawn was born in 1888; attended school in Toledo, Ohio; worked for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; served in the U.S. military
during World War I; moved to Los Angeles, 1922; worked for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts; promoted to chief
engineer and general manager, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts, 1941; appointed to California State Water Pollution
Board, 1953 (chairman, 1953-61); co-wrote report on sewage reclamation plan with Harold Hedger, 1958; died in 1968.
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