Richard C. Blum — Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband

  • Born: July 31, 1935 in San Francisco, California;
  • Died: February 27, 2022 in San Francisco, California;
  • Education: University of California, Berkeley (Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration);
  • Career:
  1. Sutro & Company, broker, then partner (1958-1975)
  2. Blum Capital, founder (1975-his death);
  3. Mayor George Moscone’s Fiscal Advisory Committee (1976-1978);
  4. American Himalayan Foundation, founder (1981);
  5. Newbridge Capital, co-founder (1994);
  6. The Carter Center’s Board of Trustees, member (2001-his death);
  7. Regents of the University of California, regent (first twelve-year term: 2002-2014/second twelve-year term: 2014-his death);
  8. Regents of the University of California, chair (2007-2009);
  9. Blum Center for Developing Economies, founder (2006);
  10. President’s Global Development Council, member (During the presidency of Barack Obama).

Authored books:
Blum, Richard (2006). Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope.
Blum, Richard (2016). An Accident of Geography: Compassion, innovation, and the fight against poverty.

Source: Regents of the University of California

Senator Dianne Feinstein and her husband, Richard C. Blum, at Unveiling for Tony Bennett Commemorative Statue at Fairmont in San Francisco, California. (19 August 2016)