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Lawyer

Richard Elias Guggenhime, American Lawyer. Bar: California 1932. Decorated Bronze Star medal with gold star. President San Francisco Community Chest, 1952; president Rosenberg Foundation, 1954-1957; Trustee Stanford University, 1958-1978, president of the board, 1964-1967. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1945. Member American Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association Beta Kappa.

Background

Guggenhime, Richard Elias was born on September 19, 1908 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of David J. and Elsa (Triest) Guggenhime.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1929;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1932.

Career

Associate, Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, 1932-1933, 34-39;partner, Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, 1939-1941, 46-79;of counsel, Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, 1980-1988. Managing partner Fresno-Kern Associations. Past director Wells Fargo Bank (National Association), Sara Lee Corporation, SMV Minerals, Inc.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1932.

Membership

President San Francisco Community Chest, 1952. President Rosenberg Foundation, 1954-1957. Trustee Stanford University, 1958-1978, president of the board, 1964-1967.

Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1945. Member American Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Charlotte M. Johnson, March 2, 1939 (deceased 1987). Children: Richard J., David J.

father:
David J. Guggenhime

mother:
Elsa (Triest) Guggenhime

spouse:
Charlotte M. Johnson

child:
Richard J. Guggenhime

child:
David J. Guggenhime