Roger J. Traynor

Judge, Deceased Person

1900 – 1983

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Who was Roger J. Traynor?

Roger John Traynor served as the 23rd Chief Justice of California from 1964 to 1970, and as an Associate Justice from 1940 to 1964. A nationally respected jurist, Traynor's 30-year career as California's 77th Justice coincided with tremendous demographic, social, and governmental growth in California and in the United States of America, and was marked by a belief that "the increased presence of government in American life was a necessary and beneficial phenomenon."

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Born
Feb 12, 1900
Park City
Also known as
  • Roger Traynor
  • Judge Roger J. Traynor
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • UC Berkeley School of Law
Died
May 14, 1983
Berkeley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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