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Doyce Nunis Jr., 1924 -- 2011

February 2, 2011 |  8:19 am

Doyce Nunis Jr.

USC historian, Southern California Quarterly editor

Doyce Nunis Jr., 86, an educator, author and historian who edited the Historical Society of Southern California's respected journal Southern California Quarterly for 43 years, died Jan. 22 at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center from complications after abdominal surgery, the society announced.

Nunis started working with the society in 1962 while building his academic career. A professor emeritus at USC, he was a longtime and honored member of the university's history department and wrote or edited more than 40 books. Nunis retired as editor of the historical society's journal in 2005.

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