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Longtime Civic Leader In Santa Barbara County Dies At the Age Of 101

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 9:43am


Former Santa Barbara County Supervisor Curtis Tunnell has died at the age of 101.  Tunnell was a Santa Maria businessman who served as a Santa Maria City Councilman for more than a decade in the 1950′s and early 1960′s, before serving as the county’s Fith District Supervisor from 1963 to 1975.  He was considered a key force in the growth of Santa Maria over the decades.


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