Cal Terhune, who spent 35 years in the California Youth Authority, served as director of the agency until his retirement in 1991. He returned to state service in 1997 at the behest of then-Gov. Pete Wilson to head the state prison system, which was plagued by overcrowding and allegations of correctional officer brutality.
Cal Terhune, who spent 35 years in the California Youth Authority, served as director of the agency until his retirement in 1991. He returned to state service in 1997 at the behest of then-Gov. Pete Wilson to head the state prison system, which was plagued by overcrowding and allegations of correctional officer brutality. Contributed photo
Cal Terhune, who spent 35 years in the California Youth Authority, served as director of the agency until his retirement in 1991. He returned to state service in 1997 at the behest of then-Gov. Pete Wilson to head the state prison system, which was plagued by overcrowding and allegations of correctional officer brutality. Contributed photo
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Former California prisons director Cal Terhune dies

August 05, 2015 11:00 AM