Bruce Walkup, attorney, was born in Berkeley, California, on September 26, 1914. His mother was Florence Fitch.
He obtained both his preparatory and legal education at the University of California from which he received the degree of A.B. in 1935 and the degree of LL.B. in 1938; member of student Board of Editors of California Law Review; admitted to the California bar and the Federal Courts in 1938 and to the United States Supreme Court at Washington, D.C., in 1945.
Mr. Walkup was associated with the firm of Donahue, Richards & Hamlin at Oakland, California, from 1938 to 1941. In 1941 he removed to San Francisco, California, where he was associated with the firm of Thelan, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges until 1947. Since 1947 he has headed his own law office in San Francisco, specializing in trial practice.
Member of the State Bar of California; San Francisco Bar Association; Lawyers Club of San Francisco; member of National Association of Claimants and Compensation Attorneys; and assistant editor of NACCA Law Journal; member of Board of Governors of Northern California chapter of National Association of Claimants and Compensation Attorneys; University Club of Alameda County; Phi Delta Phi (legal) and Beta Theta Pi fraternities.
In 1939 Mr. Walkup married Betty Makins at Berkeley, California, and has one daughter, Joan, born in 1941.
Homes: Piedmont, California.
Offices: 220 Montgomery Street, San Francisco California.
Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: “Eminent Californians 1953”, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 275, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.
© 2014 Cecelia M. Setty.