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Charles Byron RENFREW



  • Renfrew, Charles Byron was born on October 31, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Charles Warren and Louise (McGuire) Renfrew.

  • Education

    • Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1952). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, 1956). Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif.

      Instructor, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, 1977-1980. United States. District Judge, Northern District, California, 1972 Deputy Attorney General, United States, 1980-1981.


    • Associate Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, San Francisco, 1956-1965, partner, 1965-1972, 81-82. United States district judge Northern District California, 1972-1980. Deputy attorney general United States Washington, 1980-1981.

      Instructor University California Boalt Hall School Law, 1977-1980. Vice president law Chevron Corporation (formerly Standard Oil Corporation California), San Francisco, 1983-1993, also board directors. Partner LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & McRae, 1994-1997.

      Private practice, since 1998. Member executive committee 9th Circuit Judicial Conference, 1976-1978, congressional liaison committee 9th Circuit Judicial Council, 1976-1979, special committee to propose standards for admission to practice in federal courts United States Judicial Conference, 1976-1979. Chairman special committee to study problems of discovery Federal Judicial Center, 1978-1979.

      Member council on role of courts United States Department Justice, 1978-1983. Member judicial panel Center for Public Resources, since 1981. Head United States delegate to 6th United Nations Congress on Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders, 1980.

      Co-chairman San Francisco Lawyers Committee for Urban Affairs, 1971-1972, member, since 1983. Board directors International Hospitality Center, 1961-1974, president, 1967-1970. Member advisory board International Comparative Law Center, Southwestern Legal Foundation, 1983-1993.

      Trustee World Affairs Council Northern California, 1984-1987, 94—, National Judicial College, 1985-1991, Grace Cathedral, 1986-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1956.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board fellow Claremont University, 1986-1994. Board directors San Francisco Symphony Foundation, 1964-1980, president, 1971-1972. Board directors Council Civic Unity, 1962-1973, president, 1971-1972.

    Board directors Opportunity Through Ownership, 1969-1972, Marin County Day School, 1972-1974, Northern California Service League, 1975-1976, American Petroleum Institute, since 1984, National Crime Prevention Council, since 1982. Alumni trustee Princeton University, 1976-1980. Member visiting committee University chicago Law School, 1977-1979, u.Mich.

    Law School, 1977-1981. Board visitors J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 1981-1983, Stanford Law School, 1983-1986. Trustee Town School for Boys, 1972-1980,president 1975-1980.

    Governor San Fransciso Symphony Association, since 1974. Member national advisory board Center for National Policy, since 1982. Board directors National Council Crime and Deliquency, 1981-1982,National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Education Fund, since 1982.

    Parish chancellor St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1968-1971, senior warden, 1974-1976. Member executive council San Francisco Deanery, 1969-1970. Member diocesan council Episcopal Diocese of California, 1970.

    Chairman Diocesan Convention, 1977, 78, 79. Served with United States Navy, 1946-1948, 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1952-1953. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

    Member American Bar Association (council member section antitrust law 19778-82, vice c hmn. section antitrust law 1982-1983), San Francisco Bar Association (past board directors), Association General Counsel, State Bar California, American Judicature Society, American College Trial Lawyers (president 1995-1996), American Law Institute, Council Foreign Relations, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.


    • Married Susan Wheelock, June 28, 1952 (divorced June 1984). Children: Taylor Allison Ingham, Charles Robin, Todd Wheelock, James Bartlett. Married Barbara Jones Orser, October 6, 1984.

      5 stepchildren.
    • father: Charles Warren Renfrew
    • mother: Louise (McGuire) Renfrew
    • spouses: Susan Wheelock
    • Barbara Jones Orser
    • children: Taylor Allison Ingham Renfrew
    • Charles Robin Renfrew
    • Todd Wheelock Renfrew
    • James Bartlett Renfrew
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