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Howard Boyd Turrentine

Biography of Howard Boyd Turrentine

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Turrentine
  • First Name: Howard
  • Middle Name: Boyd
  • Date of Birth: January , 22 , 1914
  • Place of Birth (POB): Escondido , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Date of Death: August , 20 , 2010
  • Place of Death (POD): Point Loma , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Howard Boyd Turrentine Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/19/1970
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Kunzel , Fred
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/19/1970
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/23/1970
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/23/1970
  • Commission Date: 04/24/1970
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1982
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1984
  • Retirement from Active Service: 01/22/1984
  • Date of Termination: 08/20/2010
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Howard Boyd Turrentine in the Law School

  • Name of School: San Diego State College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1936

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Southern California Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1939

Howard Boyd Turrentine Career Path


  • 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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