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Rose Bird

AKA Rose Elizabeth Bird

Born: 2-Nov-1936
Birthplace: Tucson, AZ
Died: 4-Dec-1999
Location of death: Palo Alto, CA [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Breast
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Judge
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: California Chief Justice, 1977-87

Vacated death sentences 61 times, for which she was recalled from office.

[1] Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA.

Father: (hat salesman, d. 1941)
Mother: Anne (d. 1991)
Brother: Philip
Brother: Jack

    High School: Sea Cliff High School, Long Island, NY (1954)
BA English, Long Island University (1958)
    University: Political Science, University of California at Berkeley (graduate study)
    Law School: University of California at Berkeley (1965)
    Professor: Stanford Law School (1972-74)

    California State Supreme Court Chief Justice (1977-87)
    California State Official Secretary of Agriculture (1975-77)
    California State Official Public Defender's Office (1966-74)

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