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Lawyer , trust administrator

Thomas Edwin Woodhouse was lawyer, trust administrator. Bar: New York 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, California 1975.


Woodhouse, Thomas Edwin was born on April 30, 1940 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Keith Wallace and Elinor Julia (Cherny) Woodhouse.


AB cum laude, Amherst College, 1962. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1965.


Associate Chadbourne, Parke, Whiteside & Wolff, New York City, 1965-1968. Attorney/adviser Agency for International Development, Washington, 1968-1969. Counsel Private Investment Company for Asia S.A., Tokyo, 1969-1972.

Partner Woodhouse Lee & Davis, Singapore, 1972-1974. Associate Graham & James, San Francisco, 1974-1975. Assistant general counsel Natomas Company, 1975-1981.

Member Lasky, Haas, Cohler & Munter, 1982-1990. Trust administrator Ronald Family Trust A, 1989—2008, co-trustee, since 2009. Trust administrator Gordon P. Getty Family Trust, 1994—2008.

Sole practice Berkeley, 1990—2001. Of counsel Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, California, 1992-1995. Instructor law faculty University Singapore, 1972-1974.

Chief Executive Officer, Vallejo Investments, 1997—2009. chairman Police Review Committee of Berkeley (California), 1980-1984. Member Berkeley Police Reserve, since 1986. Board directors Friends Association of Services for Elderly, 1979-1984.

Clerk finance committee American Friends Service Committee of Northern California, 1979-1983. President Zyzzyva Inc., literature quarterly, 1985-1987.


  • Bar: New York 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, California 1975.


Trustee Freedom from Hunger, 1989-1999, Council of Friends Bancroft Library., 1997-2002, chairman 2002-2003, Council of Friends Amherst College Library., 1990-1997, since 2005, Mark Twain Luncheon Club, since 2002, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, 1998-2003. Treasurer Book Club California, since 2008. With United States Army, 1958.

Fellow American Bar Foundation (life). Member California Bar Association, Association International de Bibliophilie, Harvard Club, University Club, Book Club California, Roxburghe Club, Grolier Club, Faculty Club University California-Berkeley, Mira Vista Golf and Country Club.


Married Kiyoko Fujiie, May 29, 1965. Children: Miya, Keith, Leighton.

Keith Wallace Woodhouse

Elinor Julia (Cherny) Woodhouse

Kiyoko Fujiie

Miya Woodhouse

Keith Woodhouse

Leighton Woodhouse