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Bert William Levit Edit Profile

Lawyer

Bert William Levit, American lawyer. award, 1978. member California Coordinating Council for Higher Education, 1962-1967. President San Francisco branch American Cancer Society, 1968-1970, board directors California div., 1971-1974, recipient President’s Gold award, 1978; Fellow American College Trial Lawyers; member World Association Lawyers (founding.

Background

Levit, Bert William was born on February 16, 1903 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Morris and Fannie (Jacobs) Levit.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Stanford, 1924, Juris Doctor, 1925.

Career

; children—Victor Bert, Roger Clumeck. Married second, Edith I. Garland, October 4, 1972. Admitted to California bar, 1925.

Senior partner firm Long & Levit, San Francisco and Los Angeles, from 1927, general counsel, from 1977. Lecturer Stanford Law School, 1932-1945. Special assistant to United State Attorneys general, Washington, 1925-1926.

Chief assistant district attorney San Francisco, 1944-1945. Chief deputy attorney general California, 1951. Director finance State of California, 1959.

Commissioner education San Francisco public schools, 1948-1958. Charter member California Law Revision Committee, 1953-1958, California Scholarship Committee, 1955-1958. California delegate White House Conference on Education, 1955.

President California School Bds. Association, 1956-1957. Chairman Government's Committee on California Governmental Reorganization, 1959-1960.

Public member California Coordinating Council for Higher Education, 1962-1967. President San Francisco branch American Cancer Society, 1968-1970, board directors California div., 1971-1974, recipient President’s Gold award, 1978. Legal counsel San Francisco Conservatory Music, from 1971, board directors, 1971-1977.

Board of Governors International Insurance Seminars, from 1976.

Membership

Member California Coordinating Council for Higher Education, 1962-1967. President San Francisco branch American Cancer Society, 1968-1970, board directors California div., 1971-1974, recipient President’s Gold award, 1978. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers.

Member World Association Lawyers (founding. Clubs: Bankers, San Francisco Commercial.

Connections

Married Thelma Clumeck, May 10, 1928 (deceased.; married second, Edith I. Garland, October 4, 1972. Children: Victor Bert, Roger Clumeck.

father:
Morris Levit

mother:
Fannie (Jacobs) Levit

spouses:
Thelma Clumeck

Edith I. Garland

children:
Victor Bert Levit

Roger Clumeck Levit