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Edward T. Lippstreu ’49

PERSONAL & EDUCATION:

  • Born in Fairfield, CA on 9/21/31
  • Graduated from Armijo High School in Fairfield
  • Attended Cal in 1949 and became an SAE
  • Played three years of basketball at Cal
  • The Bears were undefeated in 1951 with a record of 24-0
  • Joined U.S. Naval Reserve in Alameda, CA in 1951
  • Graduated in 1954 with a major in business marketing

EARLY CAREER AND FAMILY LIFE:

  • Married for 57 years to the former Susan Grotheer
  • Ed and Susan raised four children – Bruce, Lynn, Carol & Jill
  • Began career at American Trust Bank, now Wells Fargo Bank
  • Called into active duty with the Navy. Sent to the Far East
  • Served as Gunnery Officer aboard the U.S. Suisun

REAL ESTATE CAREER & VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:

  • Became a real estate broker in 1958 and opened Lippstreu Realty
  • Continued in the real estate business until retirement in 2002
  • Served as past President of Solano County Board of Realtors
  • Served as past President of Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Served as past President of Fairfield Kiwanis Club. Has been active for 50+ years
  • Served as past Director of Green Valley Country Club. Has been golfing since 1959