Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA / A news summary | The Local Review
/ DEVELOPMENTS IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Memorial Service for TV Pioneer Bill Welsh Is Today

March 21, 2000

HOLLYWOOD — A memorial service for Bill Welsh, a pioneering television broadcaster and longtime civic leader, is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd.

Welsh, 88, died Feb. 27 of an aortic aneurysm at his Thousand Oaks home.

He launched his television career in 1946. As president of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce from 1980 to 1990, he was considered a founding father of the $922-million Hollywood redevelopment.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|