Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Albert C. Wollenberg Sr.: To Do the Job Well: A Life in Legislative, Judicial, and Community Service

Interviewee(s):
Wollenberg, Albert C., Sr.
Interviewer(s):
Fry, Amelia
Leiby, James
Sharp, Sarah
Title:
Albert C. Wollenberg Sr.: To Do the Job Well: A Life in Legislative, Judicial, and Community Service
Abstract:
Career of father Charles M. Wollenberg in California social welfare programs, 1906-48: relief work after 1906 earthquake and fire; local hospital administration, 1908-15; relief administration, SF County, 1920-40, State Dept. of Social Welfare, 1943-48; Wollenberg recalls his career in the California assembly, 1938-47: chairman, Assembly Ways and Means Committee, 1943-47, and Earl Warren's proposed health insurance legislation. In a joint interview with Judge William T. Sweigert, Wollenberg discusses the Warren health insurance proposal and its rejection by the California Medical Association and the legislature.
Subject area(s):
Politics, Law, and Policy
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Politics, Law, and Policy
Interview date(s):
1970 1971 1972 1973 1980
Project:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Oskicat record:
b11246534
Rights:
Wollenberg, Albert C., Sr. "Albert C. Wollenberg Sr.: To Do the Job Well: A Life in Legislative, Judicial, and Community Service." Interview by Amelia Fry, James Leiby and Sarah Sharp in 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1980. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1981.