Harvey Hall

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Harvey Leonard Hall (January 5, 1941 – May 19, 2018) was an American businessman and politician. He served as the 25th mayor of Bakersfield, California. Hall was first elected in 2000, and re-elected in 2004, 2008 and 2012. He was one of the longest serving mayors in Bakersfield's history. He was born in Bakersfield.

As mayor, one of his focuses had been physical improvement of the city, through "Keep Bakersfield Beautiful" and the creation of, and participation in, monthly "Mayor’s Freeway Cleanups", trash pickups on local freeways. Hall has donated his mayor’s salary to the Kern Community Foundation, which provides scholarships to local colleges, and to California State University, Bakersfield, for local students.

Hall was the founder and former president of Hall Ambulance Service.[1]

Hall died on May 19, 2018 in Bakersfield of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease at the age of 77.[2][3]

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-05. Retrieved 2010-01-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Luiz, Joseph (May 19, 2018). "Former mayor, Hall Ambulance founder Harvey Hall dies at 77". bakersfield.com. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  3. "Former Bakersfield mayor, founder of Hall Ambulance, Harvey Hall passes away at 77". TurnTo23.com. May 19, 2018.

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