David Zenoff

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David Zenoff (March 8, 1916 – October 3, 2005) was an American judge from Nevada. He served as a major in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, earning a Bronze Star,[1] and was a justice of the Nevada Supreme Court from 1966 until 1976.

On May 1, 1967 Judge Zenoff presided over the wedding of Elvis and Priscilla Presley.[2] He also presided over the divorce between Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.[1]

Judge Zenoff helped found the juvenile justice system in Clark County, Nevada and the county juvenile detention center (David Zenoff Hall) is named after him.

His spouse was Beverly Banks, born in Saint Louis, Missouri (1919 to 2011). They had three children, Terri, Lisa and David, Jr.

He retired to La Costa in Carlsbad, California and died in the Scripps Hospital in Encinitas.


  1. ^ a b "Zenoff, former justice of Supreme Court, dies". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved June 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Passings: David Zenoff, 89". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 22, 2011.