Earl Warren Home (Clausen House)
Earl Warren, who would later become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, lived in the home at 88 Vernon Street from 1934 to 1943. Currently, the building is home to Clausen House, which provides services to adults with intellectual disabilities.
Backstory and Context
Warren moved into the house on Vernon Street in 1934. He lived at the residence until he was elected governor in 1942; he left Oakland to move into the Governor's Mansion the following year. He was elected governor for three successive terms (1942, 1946, and 1950); he was the only Californian to do so.
Currently, 88 Vernon Street is home to Clausen House, an organization which provides services to developmentally delayed adults. The organization was founded in 1967, and includes three other group homes and apartments for its clients.
The Warren home was named an Oakland Landmark in 1979.