Spencer Letts

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Spencer Letts
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #22
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   12/17/1985 - 12/19/2000
Senior:   12/19/2000 - Present
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   James Selna
Personal History
Born:   1934
Hometown:   St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate:   Yale U., B.A., 1956
Law School:   Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1960
Military service:   U.S. Army 1956 - 1965 Reserve Captain

Spencer Letts is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Letts is serving on senior status.

Early life and education

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Letts graduated from Yale University with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and later received his bachelor's of Laws, LL.B, from Harvard Law School in 1960.[1]

Professional career

Letts served as a Captain in the United States Army Reserves from 1956 to 1965 and also entered private practice in Houston, Texas from 1960 to 1966. Letts was the Vice President and General Counsel for Teledyne, Inc. in Los Angeles, California from 1966 to 1973 and again from 1975 to 1978. Letts was a private practice attorney in the State of California from 1973 to 1975 and again from 1978 to 1985.[1]

Judicial career

Central District of California

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Pete Wilson, Letts was nominated to United States District Court for the Central District of California by President Ronald Reagan on November 7, 1985 to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333, which was approved by Congress. Letts was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Central District of California
1985–2000
Seat #22
Succeeded by:
James Selna


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