Kevin Starr

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Kevin Starr in 2008

Kevin Starr (September 3, 1940 – January 14, 2017) was an American historian. He was born in San Francisco, California. Starr was best known for his multi-volume series on the history of California, collectively called "Americans and the California Dream".[1]

Starr died of a heart attack in San Francisco on January 14, 2017, aged 76.[2]

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  1. "Biographical Sketch:Kevin Starr State Librarian Emeritus". California State Library web site. 2007. Retrieved May 26, 2010. (Full CV in PDF format from October 2003)
  2. Zahniser, David; Hamilton, Matt (January 15, 2017). "Author of California histories and former State Librarian Kevin Starr dies at 76". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 15, 2017.

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