Gavin Newsom’s father, Justice William Newsom, dies at 84

Gavin Newsom is sworn in because the forty ninth Lt. Governor of California by his father William A. Newsom as his spouse Jennifer Siebel-Newsom seems to be on at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011. (Photograph by Justin Sullivan/Getty Pictures)

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom’s father, Justice William Newsom, died Wednesday morning at age eighty four.

William Alfred Newsom III was an avid environmentalist and retired Justice.

A press release has been launched from Nathan Click on, a spokesperson for the transition of Governor-elect:

“The Newsom family is deeply saddened to announce that the Governor-elect’s father – avid environmentalist and retired Justice William Alfred Newsom III – passed away peacefully this morning at 9:59 A.M. at his house in San Francisco.  Justice Newsom was a proud, lifelong Californian, a public servant of profound accomplishment and a strong voice for particular person rights and environmental protection.”





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