REQUEST FOR INFORMATION! UPCOMING BOOK ON NEWPORT LEADER DR. ALBERT SOILAND
Acclaimed author Kimball Livingston is working on a new book, gathering memories and material for a new biography. Can you help?
Albert Soiland was a father of early Newport Harbor and Balboa, in fact and in spirit. He founded Newport Harbor Yacht Club.
+ Dr. Albert Soiland, a leading figure in early 20th century medicine
+ Bought one of the first lots, then still submerged in Newport Bay, circa 1903.
+ Had one of the first small motorboats on the bay and sailed the first large keelboat ever to cross the bar and enter.
+ Played a role in making the jetty a reality.
+ Helped found Transpac YC and raced to Honolulu in 1923.
+Founded the Department of Radiology at USC and a cancer clinic under his name.
+Convinced the AMA to recognize radiology as a branch of medicine.
+Was friend to royalty and movie royalty and a host of Orange County families.
+Thoughts, memories or photographs?
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