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Name Ekwall, William Alexander
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ekwall, William Alexander
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ekwall, William Alexander
Born June 14, 1887, in Ludington, MI
Died October 16, 1956, in Portland, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 19, 1942, to a seat vacated by Walter H. Evans. Confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1942, and received commission on February 13, 1942. Service terminated on October 16, 1956, due to death.

Education:
University of Oregon School of Law, LL.B., 1912

Professional Career:
Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1912-1922, 1937-1942
U.S. Army private, 1918
Judge, Portland [Oregon] Municipal Court, 1922-1927
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1927-1934
U.S. representative from Oregon, 1935-1937

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