William F. Allewelt (1926-2010) served as Chief Executive Officer of Tri Valley Growers from 1966-1985. His Papers contain
correspondence, speeches, and files related to his involvement with Tri Valley Growers, Sun-Diamond Growers of California,
and the University of California Agricultural Issues Center.
William F. Allewelt was born on May 29, 1926 in Sacramento to William Sr. and Alta Jane Clapp Allewelt. He entered the Army
Air Corps following graduation from C.K. McClatchy High School. The GI Bill brought him to the University of California, Davis
where he served as editor of the Cal Aggie newspaper and as student body president. He completed his degree in Agricultural
Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.
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