John Spencer Letts

Personal

Birthday: 
12/19/1934
Birthplace: 
St. Louis, MO
Date of Death: 
11/10/2014
Place of Death: 
Torrance, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1956
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1960

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name: 

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/17/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/19/2000
Termination Date: 
11/10/2014
Termination Reason: 
Death
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