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lawyer , municipal court judge

Richard Joseph Donovan, American lawyer, municipal court judge. Member Trafficc Safety Council, American Cancer Society, United Team, Chula Vista Parent Teacher Association; Member San Diego board Vols. American; Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947; Member National City Chamber of Commerce, S.A.R., Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion.

Background

Donovan, Richard Joseph was born on February 24, 1926 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Richard J. and Ethel (Sherwood) Donovan.

Education

Graduate Augusta Military Academy, 1943. Student San Diego State College, 1954-1955. Bachelor of Laws, University San Diego, 1959.

Career

With police department National City, California, 1950-1956. Member of staff Marshall’ General’ s Office, South Bay (California) Judicial District, 1956-1957. Clerk Municipal Court, South Bay, 1957-1960.

Admitted to California bar, 1960. Since practiced in National City. Member California Assembly, 1963-1966, member joint legislative committee, general advising committee.

Judge Municipal Court, San Diego Judicial District, 1966-1971.

Membership

Member Trafficc Safety Council, American Cancer Society, United Team, Chula Vista Parent Teacher Association. Member San Diego board Vols. American; Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947.

Member National City Chamber of Commerce, S.A.R., Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion.

Connections

Married Peggy Pearse, December 17, 1950. Children: Elizabeth Ann, Roxanne.

father:
Richard J. Donovan

mother:
Ethel (Sherwood) Donovan

spouse:
Peggy Pearse

child:
Elizabeth Ann Donovan

child:
Roxanne Donovan