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Letts, J[ohn] Spencer

Born December 19, 1934, in St. Louis, MO
Died November 10, 2014, in Torrance, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 7, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on December 19, 2000. Service terminated on November 10, 2014, due to death.

Yale University, B.A., 1956
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1960

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1956-1965
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1960-1966
Vice president/general counsel, Teledyne, Inc., Los Angeles, California, 1966-1973, 1975-1978
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1973-1975, 1978-1985