John W. Witt was an American attorney who served as the City Attorney of San Diego, California for 27 years, from 1969 to 1996.Early life and education He was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of John Udo Witt and Alice Josephine Westervelt. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He graduated from Hollywood High School. He attended the University of Southern California on an NROTC scholarship; he played baseball as a freshman and wrote for the Daily Trojan. Upon receiving his BA degree he was commissioned as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, later transferring to the Marine Corps Reserves until he retired with the rank of colonel. He graduated from the University of Southern California School of Law in 1960 and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1961.Source: Wikipedia
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