| Rockwell Hunt|
| 1964, San Joaquin County, California, United States|
"Mr California", California firsts, California Vignettes, California in the making, The First Half‑century
Johns Hopkins University
Rockwell D. Hunt Wikipedia
Rockwell Dennis Hunt (1868–1966) was an eminent California historian, a professor at the University of Southern California and the University of the Pacific, and prolific author. He was named Mr. California by Governor Goodwin Knight in 1954.
Hunt was born in Sacramento, California. He received his bachelor's degree from Napa College in 1890 and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1895. He taught economics at the University of Southern California starting in 1908, and served as dean of its graduate school from 1920 to his retirement in 1945.
After his retirement from USC, he became the first director of the California History Foundation at the University of the Pacific.