November 29, 1986 |
Dorothy Warren Knight, 55, one of three daughters of the late U.S. Chief Justice Earl Warren, died of cancer Sunday at her home in Falls Church, Va. She had suffered multiple sclerosis for the last 20 years. Mrs. Knight was a native of Oakland, Calif., and a graduate of UCLA. For many years in the late 1940s and early '50s, when their father was governor of California, the social activities, engagements and marriages of the three Warren girls were dutifully reported in the Western press.
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May 9, 1997
Clarke E. Stephens, 82, trial and state appellate court judge for 37 years. A native of Los Angeles and son of a federal appellate court justice, Stephens earned his undergraduate and law degrees from USC. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II, rising from private to captain and earning the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star with three combat stars for battles on Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima. Stephens was appointed to the Los Angeles Municipal Court by Gov.
February 14, 1997
Roland J. Brownsberger, a former judge in LaVerne and Pomona, has died at age 88. Brownsberger died Monday night in the Pomona Valley Community Medical Center. Born in the territory of Arizona on Sept. 16, 1908, Brownsberger moved to Southern California as a child and lived the rest of his life in LaVerne. He graduated from the University of LaVerne and the USC School of Law.
March 24, 1985 |
Guard Melvin Allen scored 18 points and made a key layup with 45 seconds left to lead No. 2-ranked Jacksonville State of Alabama over South Dakota State, 74-73, Saturday night in the NCAA Division II championship game. The Gamecocks (31-1) have won 31 straight games. No. 9-ranked South Dakota (26-7) was led by 6-7 center Mark Tetzlaff, the tournament's MVP who had 21 points and 13 rebounds. South Dakota led, 69-64, with two minutes left.
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May 13, 2001 |
Former Chief Administrative Officer Harry Hufford has been awarded the Earl Warren Public Service Award. The award, presented by the Los Angeles chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, is given to civic leaders who have made an "outstanding, sustained contribution" in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
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May 12, 2001 |
Harry Hufford, former chief administrator, at different times in his career, of Los Angeles County and Ventura County, has been awarded the Earl Warren Public Service Award. The award, presented by the Los Angeles chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, is given to civic leaders who have made an "outstanding, sustained contribution to good movement in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area." Other recipients include former President and former Gov.
January 23, 1994
Leon T. David, who retired from the Los Angeles Superior Court in 1967, died Saturday in Walnut Creek. He was 92 and had lived in Northern California for several years. A 30-year resident of Los Angeles, David had served 18 years in various court levels in Southern California, having been appointed to the Municipal Court by Gov. Earl Warren in 1950. A stickler for punctuality and courtroom decorum, David once fined himself $10 for showing up 10 minutes late to his own bench.
December 28, 1989 |
Frederick F. Houser, California's lieutenant governor under Earl Warren, a three-term member of the state Assembly during the 1930s and most recently a Los Angeles Superior Court judge, is dead at age 85. A family member reported today that the veteran Republican lawmaker and jurist died Monday at South Coast Medical Center in Laguna Beach after a heart attack. Houser began his public career at age 25 when he was elected to the Assembly.