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Encyclopedia > Clarence Addison Dykstra

Clarence Addison Dykstra (1883 - 1950) was a U.S. administrator. He served as the first director of the Selective Service System between 1940 and 1941 and Chancellor of UCLA from 1945-1950. 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... Look up Administration in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Selective Service System is the means by which the United States administers military conscription. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... The University of California, Los Angeles, generally known as UCLA, is a public university whose main campus is located in the affluent Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He also served as the Efficiency Director of the City's Department of Water and Power for Los Angeles before World War II. He argued that the city needed to be further decentralized by expanding highways and creating suburban communities.


Clarence Dystra was also the first to advocate student housing at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dykstra Hall at UCLA was the first co-ed dorm in the country. Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ...


 
 

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