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Jack L. Ogg

University of Arizona Law,
class of 1948

State Bar of Arizona
member since 1948

Jack Leroy Ogg was born on September 27, 1920, in Tonkawa, Oklahoma. His family moved to Prescott, Arizona in 1925, where he grew up. After attending the University of Arizona he served five years in the army during WWII and was stationed in the U.S. and in Europe. He was graduated from the University of Arizona School of Law in 1948.

Jack Ogg worked in the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office for ten years and was elected County Attorney in 1955. He was a Yavapai County Superior Court Judge from 1959 until he was elected to the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, in 1973. He remained there until his retirement in 1985.

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Interviewed by Patrick Irvine in 1990.

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