Class of 1950
1, 1932 - Place: Lindsay, Nebraska.
Parents: Peter and Lucy Diederich.
At El Segundo High School
Football - C, B, Varsity;
Wrestling Team; Band; Key Club; Scholarship Society.
Loyola University (Los Angeles), Bachelor of
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Law Degree, 1957.
Admitted to practice law; State of California; United States District Court, Los Angeles; Federal Court of Appeals,
Third Circuit, Philadelphia, PA; Fourth Circuit, Richmond, VA; Fifth Circuit, New Orleans, LA; Sixth Circuit, Cincinnati,
OH; Seventh Circuit, Chicago, Il; Eighth Circuit, St. Louis, MO; Ninth Circuit, San Francisco, Distric of Columbia Circuit,
Washington, D.C.; United States Supreme Court, Washington D.C. Private Practice 1958-1967, Manhattan Beach and Los Angeles,
Litton Industries, Inc. Corporate Office, Beverly Hills, CA, 1967-1997, Various positions in Law Department and Executive
staff, Vice President, 1981-1997. Successfully petitioned United States Supreme Court to reverse a decision of Ninth
Circuit, and successfully argued the case before the United States Supreme Court.
"Throughout my academic education and legal and business
carer, I was always able to relate whatever success I had to the academic education I received at El Segundo High School,
and to the perseverance instilled by the school's athletic coaches."