BUILDING A GREAT MUSEUM FOR THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
John Hawkins began his career in Oregon as a successful writer of magazine stories. He moved to the San Fernando Valley where he wrote for film and television and made it big as a writer for the tv series Bonanza. In 1974 he became the producer of one of the most successful television series in America, Little House on the Prairie.
John Hawkins 1910 to 1978Photo of John Hawkins (left) at the Western Writers Guild with Steve McNeil - Loaned to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley by Heather Preimesberger 2014 - Photo by Arthur Knight Petaluma -