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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.
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March 26, 2014
Jim Newton is editor at large of the Los Angeles Times. He serves as a member of The Times' editorial board, advises on editorial matters and writes and edits for the editorial page and Op-Ed, including a weekly column examining the policy and politics of Southern California. Previously, he served as editor of the editorial pages, supervising the editorial board and overseeing its work as well as the Op-Ed page, Sunday Opinion and letters to the editor.  A veteran of the Los Angeles Times, he has worked as a reporter, editor and bureau chief and has covered, among other beats, the Los Angeles Police Department, the administration of Mayor Richard Riordan, federal law enforcement and state and local politics.  Newton came to the Los Angeles Times in 1989, having previously worked as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and as a clerk at the New York Times, where he served as columnist James Reston's assistant from 1985-86.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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April 15, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Wakefield Taylor, 93, a longtime member of the California Court of Appeal, died April 6 at his home in the Bay Area city of Martinez. Born in Ukiah, Calif., Taylor graduated from UC Berkeley and earned his law degree there. He was a lieutenant in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he was in private practice in San Francisco. He served as city attorney in Antioch and deputy district attorney for Contra Costa County. Gov.
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