Coates, Robert Crawford

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COATES, Robert Crawford

COATES, Robert Crawford. American, b. 1937. Genres: Food and Wine, Social commentary. Career: City of San Diego, CA, civil engineer and administrative analyst in city manager's office, 1959-63; Coates & Miller (attorneys), San Diego, partner, 1971-82; currently judge for San Diego Superior Court. University of San Diego and Western State University College of Law of San Diego, adjunct professor, 1981-. San Diego Ecology Center, president, 1985-86; San Diego County Law Library, member of board of trustees, 1985-, president, 1992; San Diego Natural History Museum, first vice-president, 1989-90; Seven Seas Exploration, Inc., treasurer, 1990-. Chair, S.D. Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force, 1996. Publications: Ships Crossing at the Dead of Night (poems), 1984; A Street Is Not a Home: Solving America's Homeless Dilemma, 1990; The Guys Who Can't Cook Cookbook, 1992. Address: San Diego Superior Court, Dept. S-45, 220 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3877, U.S.A.