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NEWS
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.
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SPORTS
March 24, 1985 | Associated Press
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.
NEWS
October 18, 1996
Harold J. "Butch" Powers, 96, a Modoc County rancher who served as lieutenant governor and was a state senator for 20 years. Born in Eagleville and educated at what became UC Davis, Powers was a familiar figure in Sacramento in his cowboy boots and hat. He owned working ranches in California, Nevada and Idaho. Powers became lieutenant governor in 1953 when Gov. Earl Warren was named U.S. chief justice and was succeeded as governor by Goodwin Knight.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 2001 | From Times staff reports
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 2001 | From Times Staff
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
December 28, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Clarence "Del" Smith, 86, a World War II aviator who became the official pilot for several California governors, died Dec. 9 of natural causes in Roseville, Calif. Smith flew California One, the official state plane used by Govs. Earl Warren, Goodwin Knight and Pat Brown. He got the job when he was approached at Van Nuys Airport by Warren, who needed a flight to Sacramento.
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