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