Harry "The Rescue Machine" Pregerson
October 13, 1923 - November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017 marked the passing of a great man, in every sense of the word. Harry Pregerson, born in East LA on October 13, 1923, was Student Body President of Roosevelt High School, a Marine who received a Purple Heart for his heroism in the WW II Battle of Okinawa, Student Body President of UCLA, a graduate of UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law, and a jurist for 50 years, appointed by Lyndon Johnson to the US District Court for the Central District of Los Angeles and elevated by Jimmy Carter in 1979 to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, where he took an active role until the age of 92.
But Harry Pregerson was far more than . . .