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Thomas Edwin Woodhouse

Thomas Edwin Woodhouse was lawyer, trust administrator. Bar: New York 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, California 1975.

Background

  • Woodhouse, Thomas Edwin was born on April 30, 1940 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Keith Wallace and Elinor Julia (Cherny) Woodhouse.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Amherst College, 1962. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate Chadbourne, Parke, Whiteside & Wolff, New York City, 1965-1968. Attorney/adviser Agency for International Development, Washington, 1968-1969. Counsel Private Investment Company for Asia S.A., Tokyo, 1969-1972.

      Partner Woodhouse Lee & Davis, Singapore, 1972-1974. Associate Graham & James, San Francisco, 1974-1975. Assistant general counsel Natomas Company, 1975-1981.

      Member Lasky, Haas, Cohler & Munter, 1982-1990. Trust administrator Ronald Family Trust A, 1989—2008, co-trustee, since 2009. Trust administrator Gordon P. Getty Family Trust, 1994—2008.

      Sole practice Berkeley, 1990—2001. Of counsel Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, California, 1992-1995. Instructor law faculty University Singapore, 1972-1974.

      Chief Executive Officer, Vallejo Investments, 1997—2009. chairman Police Review Committee of Berkeley (California), 1980-1984. Member Berkeley Police Reserve, since 1986. Board directors Friends Association of Services for Elderly, 1979-1984.

      Clerk finance committee American Friends Service Committee of Northern California, 1979-1983. President Zyzzyva Inc., literature quarterly, 1985-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, California 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Trustee Freedom from Hunger, 1989-1999, Council of Friends Bancroft Library., 1997-2002, chairman 2002-2003, Council of Friends Amherst College Library., 1990-1997, since 2005, Mark Twain Luncheon Club, since 2002, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, 1998-2003. Treasurer Book Club California, since 2008. With United States Army, 1958.

    Fellow American Bar Foundation (life). Member California Bar Association, Association International de Bibliophilie, Harvard Club, University Club, Book Club California, Roxburghe Club, Grolier Club, Faculty Club University California-Berkeley, Mira Vista Golf and Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Kiyoko Fujiie, May 29, 1965. Children: Miya, Keith, Leighton.
    • father: Keith Wallace Woodhouse
    • mother: Elinor Julia (Cherny) Woodhouse
    • spouse: Kiyoko Fujiie
    • children: Miya Woodhouse
    • Keith Woodhouse
    • Leighton Woodhouse
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    Born April 30, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Amherst College
    • 1965
      Harvard University
    • 1965 - 1968
      Associate, Chadbourne
    • 1968 - 1969
      attorney/adviser Agency for Intern, ational Development
      Washington, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      counsel, Private Investment Company for Asia Societe Anonyme
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1972 - 1974
      partner, Woodhouse Lee & Davis
      Singapore
    • 1974 - 1975
      associate, Graham & James
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1975 - 1981
      assistant, general counsel Natomas Company
    • 1982 - 1990
      member, Lasky
      Haas, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1990 - 2001
      sole practice, Berkeley
    • 1994 - 2008
      trust administrator, Gordon P. Getty Family Trust
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