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A. Crawford Greene

Founding Member of the Foundationís Board of Trustees (1954-1966)

Prominent San Francisco Attorney


A.Crawford Greene, founding member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees (1954-1966), was a leading San Francisco attorney and a partner in the well-known law firm McCutchen, Thomas, Matthew, Griffiths & Greene. Mr. Greene devoted much of his life to civic affairs and has served many national and California organizations in roles such as long-time Director of the World Affairs Council of Northern California; Acting Administrator for California of the U.S. Food Administration; Director of the San Francisco Community Chest; Director of the National Health and Welfare Retirement Association, the Community Chests of America; Fellow of the Pierpont Morgan Library; Trustee of Mills College, Thacher School, and the Markle Foundation; member of the American and California Bar Associations and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce; and officer and director of many leading corporations.

Mr. Greene received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1906. He was a student at the Harvard Law School, 1907-09, and was admitted to the California bar that year.

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