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Hufstedler, Shirley Mount (1925–)

American judge. Name variations: Mrs. Seth M. Hufstedler. Born Shirley Mount, Aug 24, 1925, in Denver, Colorado; dau. of Earl Stanley Mount and Eva (Von Behren) Mount; University of New Mexico, BBA, 1945; Stanford Law School, LLB, 1949; m. Seth Martin Hufstedler, 1949; children: Steven.

Served as member of law firm Beardsley, Hufstedler & Kemble (Los Angeles, CA, 1949–59); served on Los Angeles County Superior Court and California Court of Appeals; appointed to US Court of Appeals by Lyndon Johnson (1968) and served until appointed secretary of US Office of Education by Jimmy Carter (1979); returned to private life(1981); taught and practiced law; served on board of trustees of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and numerous other organizations; served on governing boards or visiting committees of numerous organizations including US Military Academy, Harvard Law School, and the American Law Institute; serves on board of directors of John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; became 1st woman to receive Lewis F. Powell Jr. Award for Professionalism and Ethics (2001).

Hufstedler, Shirley Mount (1925–)

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