Charles Horowitz Fund

Gifts & Funds

Charles Horowitz (1905-1989) received his both his B.A. and his LL.B. from the University of Washington, in 1925 and 1927, respectively. Later he earned an M.A. in Jurisprudence at Oxford University in 1952.

He was in private practice for forty years and he was a partner in Preston, Thorgrimson, Horowitz, Starin & Ellis (1933-69).

In 1969 he was appointed to the Washington State Court of Appeals (Division I) and served until 1975, when he became a justice of the Washington State Supreme Court. He retired in 1980.

The Washington Law Review dedicated an issue to Justice Horowitz in March 1981. See tributes by Judge Betty B. Fletcher (56 Wash. L. Rev. 163), Justice James M. Dolliver (56 Wash. L. Rev. 167), and Professor Richard Cosway (56 Wash. L. Rev. 171).

The Saul and Dayee G. Haas Foundation donated a fund to the Law Library in his memory, to be used for books in the area of jurisprudence. The fund has been depleted and is no longer active.


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