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Magistrate

Richard Ennis Combs was American magistrate. Bar: California (United States District Court (eastern district)). Recipient citation, California American Legion, American-Jewish League Against Communism, Daughters of the American Revolution, United States Commission Government Security.

Background

Combs, Richard Ennis was born on November 3, 1903 in Visalia, California, United States. Son of James Ennis and Maude (Brown) Combs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts California, 1926. Juris Doctor, University California, 1931.

Career

Partner McClure & Combs, Visalia, 1931—1942. Counsel California Legislation Committees Counter-Subversion, 1941—1970. Lecturer Soviet subversion armed forces, 1942—1970.

Consultant Commission Government Security, Washington, 1956—1957. United States commissioner, 1970—1971. Magistrate United States District Court (eastern district), California, 1971—1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: California (United States District Court (eastern district)).

Membership

Member of Tulare County History Society, California History Society, Friends Bancroft Library., National Council United States Magistrates (director-at-large 1976), English Magistrates' Association (associate), Book Club (California), Masons.

Connections

Married Marjorie Muriel Pool, December 23, 1933. Children: Richard Ennis, Elizabeth Combs Renzi, John, Mary Combs Powell.

father:
James Ennis Combs

mother:
Maude (Brown) Combs

spouse:
Marjorie Muriel Pool

child:
Richard Ennis Combs

child:
Elizabeth Combs Renzi Combs

child:
John Combs

child:
Mary Combs Powell Combs