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James David Zellerbach, president of Crown Zellerbach Corporation, was born January 17, 1892, in San Francisco, California. The son of Isadore and Jennie (Baruh) Zellerbach.

His preparatory education was obtained at University of California from which he graduated in 1913 with the degree of B.S.

Mr. Zellerbach is president and director of Crown Zellerbach Corportion, San Francisco, California; chairman of Board of Directors of Fibreboard Products, Inc.; director of Wells Fargo Bank and Union Trust Company.

Director of Mt. Zion Hospital San Francisco; executive vice president and member of Board of Governors of Symphony Association of San Francisco; member of Board of Trustees of San Francisco Museum of Art; director of Stanford Research Institute, also of Sugar Bowl Corporation; member of Board of Directors of National Industrial Conference Board; member of Board of Trustees of Committee for Economic Development; member of Board of Governors of San Francisco Bay Area Council; director of Far East-America Council of Commerce and Industry; president and trustee of World Affairs Council of Northern California; director and member of Executive Committee of Rayonier Incorporated; chairman of National Manpower Council; director of National Conference of Christians and Jews; University of California Alumnus of the Year, 1949; director of San Francisco Opera Association; and member of executive committee of Committee for a Free Asia.

Mr. Zellerbach was Chief of United States Special Mission to Italy for Economic Cooperation; United States Employer delegate and also vice chairman of Governing Body, International Organization for Industrial Employers.

Member of California State Chamber of Commerce and United States Chamber of Commerce (member of Labor Relations Committee). Of Jewish religion. Member of the following clubs: Concordia-Argonaut, San Francisco Commercial, Stock Exchange Lunch, St. Francis Yacht; and Bankers of America (New York).

Mr. Zellerbach married Hana Fuld on June 29, 1916, and has two sons, James David, Jr. and Richard Calvert. Their home is at 2790 Broadway, San Francisco, California.

Offices: 343 Sansome Street, San Francisco, California.




Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.

Source: Eminent Californians 1953, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 91, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.

2013 Cecelia M. Setty.






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