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Eric Evans Wohlforth

Eric Evans Wohlforth, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1958, Alaska, 1967.

Background

  • Wohlforth, Eric Evans was born on April 17, 1932 in New York City. Son of Robert Martin and Mildred Campbell (Evans) Wohlforth.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, New York City, 1957-1966. Partner McGrath & Wohlforth, Anchorage, 1966-1970. Commissioner revenue State of Alaska, 1970-1972.

      Partner McGrath, Wohlforth & Flint, 1972-1974, Wohlforth & Flint, Anchorage, 1974-1987, Wohlforth, Argetsinger, Johnson & Brecht, Anchorage, 1988-1998, Wohlforth, Vassar, Johnson & Brecht, Anchorage, 1999—2005, Wohlforth, Johnson, Brecht, Cartledge & Brooking, Anchorage, since 2005. Member Alaska Investment Advisory Committee, 1973-1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1958, Alaska, 1967.

    Membership

    Vice-chair Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, 1995—1997, trustee, 1995—2006, vice-chair, 2001—2002, chairman, 1997—1999, 2002—2003. Member investment committee University Alaska Foundation, since 2002, chair, since 2004. Chancellor Episcopal Diocese of Alaska, since 1972.

    Trustee Alaska Pacific University, since 2003. Board directors Commonwealth North, since 2004, Alaska Growth Capital, since 2007. Trustee University Alaska Foundation, since 2007.

    Member Alaska Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York.

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Penniman, August 3, 1957. Children: Eric Evans, Charles Penniman.
    • father: Robert Martin Wohlforth
    • mother: Mildred Campbell (Evans) Wohlforth
    • spouse: Caroline Penniman
    • children: Eric Evans Wohlforth
    • Charles Penniman Wohlforth
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