Walter Newman (civic figure)
|Walter Simon Newman|
|Died||December 8, 2012(aged 91)|
|Spouse(s)||Ellen Magnin Newman
(1950 –2012; his death)
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||Operation Overlord (Normandy, France, 1944)|
He was involved in the development of the Transamerica Building, Mission Bay, the showing of the King Tut artifacts in the 1970s, and the construction of University High School and the Veteran's Center at City College of San Francisco. Newman was a member of the San Francisco Planning Commission and redevelopment agency. He cofounded the National Brain Tumor Foundation after the death of his son from the disease.
- Halsted N. Gray-Carew & English Funeral Directors (December 12, 2012). "Walter Newman Obituary". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2012-12-12.
- Newman, Jr., Walter S. (September 1, 2011). "Guest Editorial: Founder’s family thanks community". West Side Connect. Retrieved 2012-12-09. Birth date derived from mention of upcoming 90th birthday. Middle name source.
- "Hats Off to a Local Hero: Walter Newman". 7x7. 2009-06-02. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- Benny Evangelista and Leah Garchik (1944-08-01). "S.F. civic leader Walter Newman, 91, dies". SFGate. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- Tokar, Steve (2010-02-23). "Walter Newman, San Francisco community leader, joins NCIRE board". www.ucsf.edu. Retrieved 2012-12-10.