CHARLES W. FISHER
Charles W. Fisher was born at Oakland, California, on February 10, 1896; son of P. M. Fisher and Anna K. (Laumeister).
Education in the Oakland public grade and high schools, University of California (Hastings College of Law) 1922—degree of LL.B. Practicing attorney (civil) in Oakland since 1922. World War I veteran with foreign service.
Member California State Assembly 1931 to 1937, member Oakland Board of Education since 1941, president of said Board 1952; president of Homes & Children’s Alliance, Inc. (a beneficent foundation) since 1927; member of Oakland Public Library Board of Directors 1927 to 1939; Phi Delta Phi honor Legal Fraternity; former member North Oakland Kiwanis Club (Board of Directors for seven years, secretary for two years); post commander North Oakland Post No.423, American Legion; attorney for Post 1010 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United State since 1943; charter member of Lawyers Club of Alameda County; member of Associated Sportsmen of California; Republican; Live Oak Lodge No. 61 F. & A.M. Oakland; member Alameda County Bar Association and State Bar of California.
Married Elsie Allen Leicester November 18, 1925.
Since 1930 he has diligently sponsored conservation legislation for the protection of fish and game of California.
Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: “Eminent Californians 1953”, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 320, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.
© 2014 Cecelia M. Setty.