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Justice Howe's history

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Howe

Born Jan. 20, 1924

University of Utah degrees in speech, 1945, and law, 1948

Law clerk for former Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice James H. Wolfe

Murray city judge

Utah House of Representatives, 1951-1972

House speaker, 1971-1972

Utah Senate, 1972-1978

Appointed to Supreme Court in December 1980 by Gov. Scott M. Matheson

Member, Utah Constitutional Revision Commission, 1977-1986

Associate chief judge from 1988 to 1993

Chief justice from 1998 to April 2002

Retired Dec. 31, 2002