Leonard V. Finder

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Leonard Victor Finder (June 27, 1910 – July 3, 1969) was an American lawyer and newspaper editor and publisher.

Early career[edit]

Leonard Finder was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Illinois School of Law in 1933. He practiced law in Chicago from 1933–1938, then established a public relations firm in New York City in 1944.

Newspaper career[edit]

From 1947 to 1951 he was publisher for the Manchester Evening-Leader and then the Stafford Star. In 1962 he became editor and publisher for the Sacramento Union. After he left the Sacramento Union in 1966, he devoted his time to lecturing and writing—lecturing primarily at the University of California at Davis and, following a world tour in 1966, working on a book manuscript entitled “Reflections in Asia” as well as numerous newspaper and magazine articles.[1] During this period he was also active in the California Republican Party and the Republican Council, The National Council on Crime and Delinquency, the Sacramento Area Mental Health Association, and the Sacramento Committee for Peace in the Middle East.


  1. ^ "Inventory of the Leonard V. Finder Papers". Online Archive of California. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 

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