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Alfredo C. Marquez

University of Arizona Law, class of 1950

State Bar of Arizona member since 1950

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Haralson v. Fisher Surveying, Inc.
31 _3d 114 (2001) 201 Ariz. 1

Alfredo Marquez was born in 1922 in Winkelman, Arizona. After high school he attended Curtis Wright Tech located at Glendale, CA airport. He completed the engineering course before enlisting in Navy Air Corps and became a pilot in the Navy.  Alfredo earned his degree in economics in 1948 from the University of Arizona and his law degree in 1950 by completing the accelerated program for GIs.  After earning his law degree Marquez joined the Attorney General’s office for a short while before moving back to Tucson to work with Morris Udall in the County Attorney’s office.  He then worked in Washington DC with Stewart Udall for one session before coming back to Tucson to serve as the  City Prosecutor.  In 1957, along with Lowell Rothschild and John Mesch, Alfredo formed a partnership where he worked until he came to the bench in 1980. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter nominated  and the Senate approved Alfredo Marquez for appointment to the bench in the United States District for the District of Arizona. 

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Interviewed by Deo Maynard in 1991.

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