Walter G. VODDEN 

*6 May 1921 - †3 Apr 1998


a) BLAKE ESTATE ORAL HISTORY PROJECT, 1988, 582 pp. Interviews with family members, architects and
landscape architects, gardeners, staff, and two presidents of the University of California to document the
history of Blake House, since 1967 the University's presidential residence, and the Blake Garden, a ten-acre
horticultural mecca utilized as a teaching facility. $100

Interviews with Mai Arbegast, Igor Blake, Ron and Myra Brocchini, Toichi Domoto, Elliot and
Elizabeth Evans, Anthony Hail, Linda Haymaker, Charles Hitch, Florence Holmes, Clark and
Catherine Kerr, Janice Kittredge, Geraldine Knight Scott, Louis Stein, George and Helena
Thacher, Walter Vodden, and Norma Willer

Interviews on Architects and Landscape Architects, of the San Francisco Bay Area Accessed 2011-07-14
Walter G. Vodden Jr.: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA) - April 9, 1998
Deceased Name: Walter G. Vodden Jr.
May 6, 1921 April 3, 1998
Walter Vodden Jr., superintendent of Blake Gardens at UC-Berkeley for 27 years, died Friday at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. He was 76.
The San Francisco native lived in Walnut Creek for 39 years and previously lived in South San Francisco. He enjoyed golf.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Elsie G. Vodden of Walnut Creek; son, Eric G. Vodden of Marysville; sisters, Mary Jacobsen of Dos Palos and Joan WhaleR y of Palo Alto; and two grandchildren.
Services: None. Burial will be private.
Memorial gifts: Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598.
Edition: Final
Page: A08
Copyright (c) 1998 Contra Costa Times.

«b»Walter G. Vodden: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record
«/b»«i»Name:«b»Walter G. Vodden«/b»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Date of Birth:Friday May 06, 1921«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Date of Death:Friday April 03, 1998«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Est. Age at death:76 years, 10 months, 28 days«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Last known residence:«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
City: Walnut Creek«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
County: Contra Costa«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
State: California«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
ZIP Code: 94598«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Latitude: 37.9168«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Longitude: -122.0163«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Confirmation: Verified«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Social Security details:«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
State of Issue: California«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Number: 553-20-2011«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»