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October 3, 1988 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, Times Staff Writer
Earle M. Jorgensen Co., the Lynwood steel and aluminum distributor whose 90-year-old chairman and namesake is better known for his role in Ronald Reagan's kitchen cabinet, has attracted the interest of an Australian investor. The investor, Australian National Industries, has acquired a stake of at least 5% in the company. William J.
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March 11, 1989 | DENISE GELLENE, Times Staff Writer
Davis Walker Corp., the nation's largest independent maker of wire and wire products, said Friday that it filed for protection from its creditors while it reorganizes under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code. The 62-year-old Los Angeles steel processor said it was a victim of import restrictions that forced it to buy costly domestic steel from mills in the East and South.
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March 11, 1989 | DENISE GELLENE, Times Staff Writer
Davis Walker Corp., the nation's largest independent maker of wire and wire products, said Friday that it filed for protection from its creditors while it reorganizes under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code. The 62-year-old Los Angeles steel processor said it was a victim of import restrictions that forced it to buy costly domestic steel from mills in the East and South.
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October 3, 1988 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, Times Staff Writer
Earle M. Jorgensen Co., the Lynwood steel and aluminum distributor whose 90-year-old chairman and namesake is better known for his role in Ronald Reagan's kitchen cabinet, has attracted the interest of an Australian investor. The investor, Australian National Industries, has acquired a stake of at least 5% in the company. William J.
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May 22, 1999 | ELAINE WOO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anthony P. Rios, a trailblazing activist who helped Latinos find their political voice and nurtured leaders such as former Rep. Edward Roybal and the late Cesar Chavez, died Wednesday of complications of pneumonia at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Baldwin Park. He was 84. Rios was a founder of the Community Service Organization, a statewide group formed in 1947 to mobilize Mexican Americans for community action.
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