Arthur L. SellandRepublican
Born: December 31, 1905 in Flaxton, North Dakota
Died: December 5, 1963 near Fresno, CA
1947-1958: Member, Fresno City Board of Education
1958-1963: Mayor, City of Fresno*
1963: President, U.S. Conference of Mayors
- Selland was killed in a car accident at the intersection of Clovis Avenue and Golden State Boulevard in Fresno when the station wagon he was riding in crashed into a semi-truck. Selland was not wearing a seatbelt.
- PLACENAME: Selland Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Fresno.
Source: "'He gave all he had' - Selland's death, now largely forgotten, shocked Fresno" by George Hostetter, Fresno Bee (12/1/2013)