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Turrentine, Howard Boyd
Born January 22, 1914, in Escondido, CA
Died August 20, 2010, in Point Loma, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on February 19, 1970, to a seat vacated by Fred Kunzel. Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1970, and received commission on April 24, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1982-1984. Assumed senior status on January 22, 1984. Service terminated on August 20, 2010, due to death.

Education:
San Diego State College, A.B., 1936
University of Southern California Law School, LL.B., 1939

Professional Career:
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1939-1941, 1945-1968
Deputy city attorney, San Diego, California, 1940-1941
U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1941-1945
Member, Selective Service Appeals Board, 1966
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1968-1970

 

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