San Diego County









Edgar A. Luce, son of M.A. and Adelaide M. Luce, was born at San Diego, California, May 20, 1881.

After graduation from San Diego High School he entered Stanford University, graduating from there in 1905 with the A.B. degree, and was admitted to the bar of California in June of the same year.

Judge Luce started practicing law at San Diego, California, in 1905 in association with the firm of Luce and Sloane, with the firm name being changed to Luce, Sloane and Luce in September, 1905. He continued with this firm until 1912, at which time the name again changed to Luce and Luce, and continuing as such until 1918. He was deputy city attorney, 1909-10, state senator, 1915-19; Judge of Superior Court, 1919-25; partner in the firm of Luce and Swing, 1925-28; firm of Stearns, Luce and Forward, 1928-34; firm of Stearns, Luce, Forward and Swing to 1936; firm of Luce, Forward, Lee & Kunzel to 1948; and since 1948 firm of Luce, Forward, Kunzel & Scripps.

Member of the San Diego County Bar Association (past president); American Bar Association; and State Bar of California (vice president, and member of Board of Governors).

Married Carma C. Coppard in 1923. They have three children: Edgar A., Jr., 1924; Gordon C., 1926; and Sylvia, 1930.

Residence at 3543 Third Avenue, San Diego, California.

Offices at 1220 San Diego Trust and Savings Building, San Diego, California.




Transcribed 9-1-13 Marilyn R. Pankey.

Source: Eminent Californians 1953, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 84, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.

2013 Marilyn R. Pankey.