Photograph of Ralph Trueblood, Los Angeles Times managing editor, seated, wearing a suit jacket, slacks and shirt with bow tie. Trueblood wears an earpiece with cord seen draped around his torso. Trueblood was likely photographed in Los Angeles.
Photograph of Francis Read "Speed" Kendall, a reporter for The Times. He began his career as the youngest police beat reporter for the Los Angeles Record. After working for some other newspapers briefly, he returned to The Times in 1928, where he worked until 1942. He was noted primarily for his coverage of Hollywood both as a feature writer and in his column "Around and About Hollywood."
Photograph of Harry Bowling, Times Editorial writer for 30 years [1912-1942] until his retirement. Originally from England, Mr. Bowling got American citizenship in 1901 and wrote poems, stories and editorial articles for the Los Angeles Times.
File photograph of Los Angeles Times Automotive and Outdoor editor Lynn J. Rogers, who also gained repute as a camera artist and was honored for the same. He joined the firm in 1931, after working with several other newspapers and became editor shortly after. In 1950, he originated the TV show, "The Open Road."