Theodore T.N. Slocum died on November 5, 2012 from stage 4 prostate cancer at age 75. Ted was born on April 28, 1937 in Los Angeles, Ca to Tokutaro and Ayako Slocum. He spent his childhood in Lee Vining, Ca; Manzanar Internment Camp; Anthony, NM and Fresno, CA. Ted received a degree in Economics from Stanford University in 1959 and a JD degree in 1964 from Columbia University Law School in New York City. After graduation from Stanford, Ted served in the Army as a counterintelligence officer in Washington DC. He started his legal career as a California Deputy Attorney General. In 1969, Ted entered private practice as a civil litigator and arbitrator first in Fresno then in Sacramento. In 1997, Ted became an administrative law judge with the Social Security Administration, retiring in 2011 Ted is survived by his wife of 42 years, Virginia; son Douglas (Katie); daughter Elizabeth Jenkins(Dave); grandson Kai Slocum and sister Jo Katayama. Ted enjoyed Stanford sports, the SF Giants, history and politics, world travel and his daily walk with his cat. At Ted's request there will be no funeral service.
Published in Sacramento Bee on Nov. 17, 2012