Former Palo Alto Councilman John Beahrs dies at 100 | August 16, 2013 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Community Pulse - August 16, 2013

Former Palo Alto Councilman John Beahrs dies at 100

Longtime Palo Altan saw frontline action in World War II, specialized in marine insurance and served on community boards

by Jay Thorwaldson

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, for John Victor Beahrs, a longtime Palo Alto resident who saw frontline action in the Pacific during World War II and served on the Palo Alto City Council during the tumultuous 1960s-1970s.

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