Lawrence Hess, "born 1940, first became interested in war and peace issues - and politics in general - as the Vietnam War heated up in 1964-5, and he has been a stalwart, anti-war progressive ever since.
In the 1960’s Hess was active in the Young Democrats and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). He has been an active supporter of the San Diego Peace Resource Center since its inception in 1980, and for several years, he was on the board of directors. Hess is currently on the board of directors of Progressive Majority, and he heads Lehbros Limited, a real estate management firm that owns and operates apartment communities.
He has lived in San Diego since 1975. 
- National Advisory Board, Council for a Livable World
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- Lawrence Hess, accessed April 19, 2010