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Gary Taylor
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #21
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   10/1/1990 - 12/8/2004
Senior:   12/8/2004 - 7/1/2005
Preceded by:   Ferdinand Francis Fernandez
Succeeded by:   Otis Wright
Personal History
Born:   1938
Undergraduate:   University of California, Los Angeles (1960)
Law School:   University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law (1963)

Gary L. Taylor (1938-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Taylor was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Ferdinand Francis Fernandez; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. He assumed senior status on December 8, 2004. He served the Central District of California until his retirement on July 1, 2005. Taylor was succeeded in this position by Otis Wright.

Early life and education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, A.B., 1960
  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1963

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1964-1966
  • Private practice, 1966-1986
  • Judge, Orange County Superior Court, 1986-19904

Judicial career

Central District of California

Taylor was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Ferdinand Francis Fernandez;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. He assumed senior status on December 8, 2004. He served the Central District of California until his retirement on July 1, 2005. Taylor was succeeded in this position by Otis Wright.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Ferdinand Francis Fernandez
Central District of California
1990–2004
Seat #21
Succeeded by:
Otis Wright