Robert Kelly - 2006 Honoree

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Robert Kelley Class of 1942 is best known as a history professor at UC Santa Barbara, a man who won the admiration of his students with his personable and challenging class demeanor. He has published many books and articles and has received many professional awards.  Kelley had a commitment to local history and passed that particular interest on to many of his graduate students. Kelley’s Korner was the site of the Kelley Grocery Store, family owned and operated for many years.
Kelley attended La Cumbre Jr. High and participated in ROTC and A Cappella at SBHS.





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