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J. Clifford Wallace

J. Clifford Wallace, American federal judge. Bar: California 1955. Recipient Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice award, 2005, Judge D. Lowell and Barbara Jensen Public Service award, 2008, Bernie Siegan award, 2010. Stake president San Diego East Latter Day Saints Church, 1962—1967, regional representative, 1967—1974, 1977—1979; Member of Institute Judicial Administration, American Board Trial Advocates.

Background

  • Wallace, J. Clifford was born on December 11, 1928 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of John Franklin and Lillie Isabel (Overing) Wallace.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, San Diego State University, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, University California, Berkeley, 1955.

    Career

    • With Gray, Cary, Ames & Frye, San Diego, 1955—1970. Judge United States District Court (southern district), 1970—1972, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), San Diego, 1972—1996, chief judge, 1991—1996, senior judge, since 1996. Visiting professor law Brigham Young University School Law.

      Adjunct professor University San Diego School Law. With United States Navy, 1946-1949.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1955.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Views

    God is the father of every human being. He has a body and emotions like human beings, and therefore he is literally the father to all people living on earth.

    Membership

    Stake president San Diego East Latter Day Saints Church, 1962—1967, regional representative, 1967—1974, 1977—1979. Member of Institute Judicial Administration, American Board Trial Advocates.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Lee Schlosser, 1957 (deceased). Married Elaine J. Barnes, April 8, 1996 (deceased). Married Dixie Jenee Robison Zenger, April 2, 2001.
    • father: John Franklin Lillie
    • mother: Lillie
    • spouses: Virginia Lee Schlosser
    • Elaine J. Barnes
    • Dixie Jenee Robison Zenger
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