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Name Burgess, Franklin D.
City Tacoma
State WA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Burgess, Franklin D.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Burgess, Franklin D.
Born March 9, 1935, in Eudora, AR
Died March 26, 2010, in University Place, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 19, 1993, to a seat vacated by Jack E. Tanner. Confirmed by the Senate on March 25, 1994, and received commission on March 28, 1994. Assumed senior status on March 9, 2005. Service terminated on March 26, 2010, due to death.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1981-1993

Education:
Gonzaga University, B.A., 1961
Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force airman, 1954-1958
Legal intern, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1966-1967
Assistant city attorney, Tacoma, Washington, 1967-1969
Private practice, Tacoma, Washington, 1969-1980
Judge pro tem, Tacoma [Washington] Municipal Court, 1971-1980
Judge pro tem, District Court of the State of Washington, Pierce County, 1971-1980
Regional counsel, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Seattle, Washington, 1980-1981

compress summary

Case(s) ID-WA-0002 : People First of Wash. v. Rainer RHC
JC-WA-0001 : Herrera v. Pierce County
PB-WA-0002 : Arc of Washington v. Quasim
PB-WA-0005 : Allen v. Western State Hospital
PC-WA-0002 : Hallett v. Payne
PC-WA-0013 : Humanists of Washington v. Lehman


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