Culver High Alumni Bio's


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson



Name-Maiden Name: George Knowlton

Year Graduated: '60

Occupation-Occupations: Worked for Chevron in engineering with the drilling and exploration dept, Owned Chevron stations in Culver City and Grants Pass OR. ASE certified mechanic for 30+ years, Real estate broker in OR and AZ, helped develop college education program for AZ prisoners, retired at 63, then was talked into working for the AZ Highway Patrol as a Roadside Motorist Assist working with my Dispatcher daughter and Son in Law who is a Sgt with the Highway Partol, The best "giving back" job ever!

Where are you living now: Scottsdale AZ

Marital Status: Married 29 years, 2nd time. My 3 kids are from my first marriage, 2 came with #2 wife

Children: 5

Grandchildren: 11

Great-Grandchildren: 0

After graduation: SMCC, Harbor CC, WLA CC, and various vocational/trade schools over the years. Had enough credits for a BA, wasn't needed, so never bothered.

What were your favorite places in Culver City: Hamburger Handout, Studio Drive In, Roller Drome, Tito's and Johnny's, and sneaking into MGM back lot to swim in the lagoon.

Interests: Hunting, fishing & camping with our Bass Tracker and Class "A" motor home. Watching and nurturing the grandkids as they grow. Doing anything that gives back to the community in some way as well as a being a city activist. I do spend a little time on the computer.

Additional Comments: Our 50th CCHS Reunion was the greatest!! I hope the other class can have the fun, comaraderie, and success ours enjoyed. Almost 100 attendees Friday night and just short of 200 Saturday evening!! Our Exchange student from Greece attended as did 7 of the faculty members we love and respected.

Email: porge2@gmail.com

Phone: 480-326-2475