Harry Clay Westover

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Harry Clay Westover (May 19, 1894 – April 14, 1983) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Williamstown, Kentucky, Westover received an LL.B. from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1918. After a stint in the United States Army, he was a member of the California State Senate, and a Collector of Internal Revenue.

On September 23, 1949, Westover was nominated by President Harry S. Truman to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California created by 63 Stat. 493. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 15, 1949, and received his commission on October 18, 1949. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1965, serving in that capacity until his death, in Laguna Hills, California.