California Lives: Every Thursday, read an obituary of a notable Californian from the archives

Art Linkletter | 1960

Art Linkletter, seated, is backed by other fathers honored at the 25th annual meeting of the National Father's Day committee, at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Linkletter was named grandfather of the year. The others are, from left, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, actor, named stage father of the year; radio broadcaster Bob Elliott, radio father of the year; Robert F. Kennedy, father of the year; and Johnny Unitas, star of the Baltimore Colts, named sports father of the year. See full story John Lindsay / Associated Press