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historian , Lawyer

George P. Coulter, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Civil Appeals, Semi-retired.


Coulter, George Prothro was born on June 8, 1930 in El Dorado, Arkansas, United States. Son of Edward Herbert Senior and Estella Martha (Prothro) Coulter.


AB, University of California at Los Angeles, 1951;Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1957;postgraduate, University of Southern California, 1958-1959.


With, National Security Agency, Washington, 1955-1957;associate, Gordon & Weinberg, Los Angeles, 1958-1963;partner, Coulter & Coulter, Los Angeles, 1963-1968;principal, Coulter, Vernoff & Pearson, Pasadena, California, 1968-1994;of counsel, Coulter, Vernoff & Pearson, Pasadena, California, 1982-1994;Chief Executive Officer, Parade Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, 1965-1984;general partner, Welsh Hill Organisation, Temecula Valley, 1980-1997. Consultant CLE, State Bar of California, 1982-1983.


President, trustee Neighborhood Improvement Association, Altadena, California, 1980-1982. Trustee Westminster Center, Pasadena, since 1982, president, 1992, 96-. Board of directors Altadena Heritage, 1992-1995.

Trustee House of Rest Foundation, 1992-1995. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1951-1956, Korea. Member National Genealogical Society, Honourable Society Cymmrodorion, Association Professional Genealogists, Society Genealogists, Association One-Name Studies (treasurer since 1996).


  • Other Interests

    Genealogy, oenology, stamp collecting/philately, historical preservation.


Married Gloria Phyllis Cohn, December 28, 1952. Children: Craig R., Christopher N., Cameron M.

Edward Herbert Senior Coulter

Estella Martha (Prothro) Coulter

Gloria Phyllis Cohn

Craig R. Coulter

Christopher N. Coulter

Cameron M. Coulter