Thomas M. StorkeDemocratic
Thomas More Storke
Born: November 23, 1876 in Santa Barbara, CA
Family: Son of Charles A. Storke
Died: October 12, 1971 in Santa Barbara, CA
1914-1921: Postmaster, City of Santa Barbara
1951-1952: Member, California Crime Commission
1955-1960: Member, Board of Regents of University of California
- AWARD: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, for Editorial Writing (1962).
- PLACENAME: The Thomas More Storke Plaza is located at the UC Santa Barbara campus. Storke Tower, with its famous campanile, stands nearby. Also, Storke Road is a major road in Goleta.
Source: The Centennial of The University of California, 1868-1968
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]