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John F. Forbes

John F. Forbes, business executive. Member S.A.R., American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s (president), California Society Certified Public Accountants’s.; Mason.

Background

  • Forbes, John F. was born on March 24, 1876 in Wilmington, California, United States. Son of Franklin Pierce and Agnes (Buttner) Forbes.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Laws, University California at Berkeley, 1964.

    Career

    • 1 son, John Douglas. Admitted to California bar. Faculty University of California, 1909-1932. Partner Haskin & Sells, 1910-1931.

      Vice president and director First National Bank in San Rafael, California. Director Green Investment Company, Newhall Land & Farming Company, White Investment Company, Cypress Abbey Company. Pres and director Grant Company, California, Inc.

      Director Union Square Garage, Stanford Research Institute, Grant Estate. Senior partner John F. Forbes & Company 1934-1965. Treasurer Golden Gate International Exposition.

      Governor San Francisco Symphony Association. Treasurer and trustee Mechanics Institute. Trustee Children’s Hospital.

      Board directors San Francisco Boys Club. Certified Public Accountants.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member S.A.R., American Institute Certified Public Accountants’s (president), California Society Certified Public Accountants’s. Mason.; Clubs: Pacific Union, Bohemian, San Francisco Golf and Country, Olympic, Meadow, Sierra, Stock Exchange, University of California Faculty, Tamalpais.

    Connections

    • Married Portia Ackerman, 1908.
    • father: Franklin Pierce Forbes
    • mother: Agnes (Buttner) Forbes
    • spouse: Portia Ackerman
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    Died July 8, 1965
    (aged 89)
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