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Term: Los Angeles

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State's largest city; expanded rapidly late 19th & early 20th cen. due to cattle ranching, railroads & motion-picture industry; has suffered several earthquakes, droughts & air pollution; site of many museums, universities & wealthy communities. BGN 1918Ranked 3rd by population in the 1980 census

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American, 1938 - 1997
American, 1916 - 2002
American, born 1946
American, 1911 - 1993