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Marjorie Alice Rushforth

Marjorie Alice Rushforth, American lawyer. Bar: California 1978, United States District Court Connecticut 1979, United States Court (9th circuit) 1979. Recipient The Center award Orange County Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, 1988, Outstanding Service award One in Long Beach, Inc., 1982, American Jurisprudence awards; named Woman of Year Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club, 1984.

Background

  • Rushforth, Marjorie Alice was born on January 24, 1943 in New York City. Daughter of Hubert James and Charlotte (Allen) Bierman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Dickinson College, 1964. Master of Arts in Theater Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965. Juris Doctor, Western State University, 1978.

      Postgraduate, University California, San Francisco, 1983.

    Career

    • Private practice law, Santa Ana, California, from 1978. Speaker at symposia.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1978, United States District Court Connecticut 1979, United States Court (9th circuit) 1979.

    Membership

    Board directors, founding member Laguna Outreach, Inc., co-chair, 1981-1983. Member Orange County (California) Human Immunodeficiency Virus Advisory Board, 1986-1987. Board directors Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County, since 1989.

    Founding member, board directors Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Services Foundation/Orange County, 1985-1988, vice president board directors, 1985-1987. Member Los Angeles County Bar Association (founding member Lawyers for Human Rights).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, writing.

    Connections

    • Married George Thomas Rushforth, December 27, 1964 (divorced June 1975). Children: Catherine Alice, Janet Rose.
    • father: Hubert James Bierman
    • mother: Charlotte (Allen) Bierman
    • spouse: George Thomas Rushforth
    • children: Catherine Alice Rushforth
    • Janet Rose Rushforth
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    Born January 24, 1943
    Died January 24, 2008
    (aged 65)
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