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Cynthia Howard

Cynthia Howard, American lawyer, county official. Bar: Minnesota 1978, South Dakota 1979, Washington 1991. Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association, Sioux Falls, 1992-2001; member Sioux Falls Historic Preservatin Commission, 1992-1996, Member South Dakota State Bar Association (criminal pattern jury instruction committee 1991-1997, member ethics committee since 1999).

Background

  • Howard, Cynthia was born on July 14, 1951 in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Robert TenBroeck and Margaret Eleanor (McCleary) Howard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1973. Juris Doctor, University Minnesota, 1978.

    Career

    • Staff managing attorney Dakota Plains Legal Services, Eagle Butte, South Dakota, 1978-1981. Private practice Deadwood, 1981-1986. Director Northern Hills Public Defender, 1986-1989.

      Assistant public defender Minnehaha County Public Defender, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1991-1998. Director Minnehaha County Office of Public Advisory, since 1999. Board directors Black Hills Legal Services, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1981-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1978, South Dakota 1979, Washington 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association, Sioux Falls, 1992-2001. Member Sioux Falls Historic Preservatin Commission, 1992-1996, Member South Dakota State Bar Association (criminal pattern jury instruction committee 1991-1997, member ethics committee since 1999).

    Personality

    Interests

    Weaving.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas A. Lubeck, October 27, 1990. Children: Alice, Jacob.
    • father: Robert TenBroeck Howard
    • mother: Margaret Eleanor (McCleary) Howard
    • spouse: Thomas A. Lubeck
    • children: Alice Howard
    • Jacob Howard
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    Born July 14, 1951
    (age 66)
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