The collection consists of published and unpublished materials related to the life, professional activities and interests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.