William Newsom

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William Alfred Newsom III (February 15, 1934 – December 12, 2018) was an American politician and lawyer. He was born in San Francisco, California. He was an administrator of the Getty family trust. He was the father of California governor Gavin Newsom.[1]

In 1975, Jerry Brown appointed Newsom to the Superior Court bench in Auburn (Placer County) and later to the state Court of Appeal in San Francisco, where he was until 1995.

Newsom died on December 12, 2018, at his home, in San Francisco, California, aged 84.[2]

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  1. Byrne, Peter (April 2, 2003). "Bringing Up Baby Gavin - Page 1". SF Weekly. p. 1. Archived from the original on July 30, 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2010.
  2. Whiting, Sam. "Judge William Newsom, father of California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, dies". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved December 12, 2018.