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Walter Worthge

Walter Worthge, brokerage house executive, director. Named Outstanding Citizen of Belmont, 1982; recipient Distinguished Service award, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1974.

Background

  • Worthge, Walter was born on June 17, 1933 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of Walter J. and Elizabeth J. Worthge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1955.

    Career

    • Vice president Birr Wilson & Company, Menlo Park, California, 1966—1979, Smith Barney Harris Upham & Company, Menlo Park, since 1979. Board directors Koltron Corporation. Captain United States Air Force, 1956-1959.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Religion

    Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Bible is the primary source of theology and doctrine, with three others being tradition, reason and experience.

    Membership

    Councilman City of Belmont, California, 1976—1980, vice mayor, 1977, mayor, 1978. Board directors, treasurer San Mateo County Arts Council, 1980—1982, president, 1983—1984. Director Center for Independence of Disabled, 1979—1982.

    President Belmont Fire Protection District, 1978. Member of Peninsula Stock and Bond Club.

    Connections

    • Married Ingrid Krueger, January 14, 1956. Children: Mark, Scott, Walter III.
    • father: Walter J.
    • mother: Elizabeth J. Worthge
    • spouse: Ingrid Krueger
    • children: Mark Worthge
    • Scott Worthge
    • Walter III Worthge
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    Nationality
    • 1955
      Rutgers University
    • 1966 - 1979
      Vice president, Birr Wilson & Company
      Menlo Park, Gauteng, South Africa
    • 1979
      Vice president, Birr Wilson & Company
      Menlo Park, Gauteng, South Africa