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Name King, Samuel Pailthorpe
City Honolulu
State HI
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:

King, Samuel Pailthorpe
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

King, Samuel Pailthorpe
Born April 13, 1916, in Hankow, China
Died December 7, 2010, in Honolulu, HI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 22, 1972, to a seat vacated by C. Nils Tavares. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1972, and received commission on June 28, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1974-1984. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1984. Service terminated on December 7, 2010, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, B.S., 1937
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1941-1942, 1946-1961, 1970-1972
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1942
U.S. Navy, 1942-1946
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1946-1967
District magistrate, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1956-1961
Judge, Circuit Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1961-1970
Judge, Family Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1966-1970

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0002 : Hawkins v Compartet-Cassani
IM-WA-0012 : Walters v. Reno
JI-CA-0008 : Nick O. v. Terhune
PC-HI-0001 : Spear v. Waihee
PC-HI-0004 : Bernard v. State of Hawaii


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