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Somerville, Bill

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Bill Somerville

Courtesy of G. Paul Bishop
Department: 
Haas Center for Public Service
Oral History Project: 
John W. Gardner Legacy Oral History Project
Interviewer: 
Schmidt-Posner, Jackie
Interview Year: 
2017
Oral History Type: 
Audio
Transcript

Bill Somerville, founder of the Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, discusses his early life in Berkeley, his long and productive career in philanthropy, and serving with John W. Gardner on the National Advisory Board of the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University.