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Trust company executive

Franklin Edgar Ulf, trust company executive.


Ulf, Franklin Edgar was born on August 12, 1931 in Pittsburgh. Son of Franklin Edgar Junior and Elizabeth (Carnes) University.


Bachelor in Economics, Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1953. Master of Business Administration in Finance, University Southern California, 1960.


Financial analyst Union Oil Corporation of California, Los Angeles, 1956-1960. President, chief executive officer, co-founder American Investment Counseling, 1960-1973. Vice president, director of marketing Scudder, Stevens & Clark, 1973-1982.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer United States Trust Company of California N.A., since 1982. Board directors Standard Insurance Company, Portland.


Member executive board Los Angeles area council Boy Scouts American, name Doctor Philanthropy, 1988. Board trustees California Museum Foundation. Board directors National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Young Men’s Christian Association of Metro.

Los Angeles; board overseers Music Center of Los Angeles County. Chairman board directors Pacific Homes Corporation. Trustee Pomona College, San Francisco Theological Seminary, elder San Marino Community Presbyterian Church Lieutenant United States Navy, 1953-1966.

Member Investment Counsel Association American (chartered investment counselor), Western Pension Conference, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors), Jonathan Club, San Gabriel Country Club, The California Club, Rotary (Los Angeles) (president 1981-1982). Clubs: Jonathan, San Gabriel Country, The California Lodges: Rotary (Los Angeles) (president #5 1981-1982).


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis.


Married Betsy Roberts, February 14, 1953. Children: Bonnie, Brian.

Franklin Edgar University Junior

Elizabeth (Carnes) University

Betsy Roberts

Bonnie Ulf

Brian Ulf