William Newsom

Born Feb 15, 1934

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1934 Birth Born in 1934.


1962 28 Years Old Newsom went to University of San Francisco, followed by Stanford Law School and was admitted to the California Bar in 1962. … Read More


1967 33 Years Old In 1967, he married Tessa Menzies, and had two children before divorcing after five years.
1968 34 Years Old In 1968, he ran unsuccessfully against State Senator Milton Marks, a popular Republican.


1975 41 Years Old In 1975, Jerry Brown appointed Newsom to the Superior Court bench in Auburn, CA Placer County and later to the state Court of Appeals in San Francisco, where he served until 1995. … Read More


1997 63 Years Old A lifelong friend of state Senate leader John Burton and a leading figure in local Democratic circles, Newsom acknowledged to the San Francisco Examiner that his son’s appointment by Willie Brown to the Board of Supervisors in 1997 "was based on Burton's friendship with me." … Read More
2003 69 Years Old He screens potential investments and makes recommendations on real estate, stocks, bonds, and other ventures. "I make my living working for Gordon Getty," Newsom said in 2003.
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