Nebraska Authors

Richard Allen Hassel

Born 1949-06-07 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 2014-09-12
Vallejo, CA (USA)

After attending the University of Nebraska, Hassel served in the U.S. Navy as a Machinist Mate during the Vietnam War. After the war he worked at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard at Vallejo, CA. He became deeply involved with efforts to save the Mare Island Shipyard, and after it was decommissioned, in work to repurpose and revitalize the Mare Island area. He wrote a Mare Island news column and hosted a weekly "Mare Island Beat" news show on several local radio stations. He also served as Vice President of Touro University.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Vallejo, CA

Author Of

  • Journalism


Newspaper Columnists; Radio Hosts; Economic Recovery


Attended the University of Nebraska


Real Estate Professional
University Administrator

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