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Name Morrow, William W.
City San Francisco
State CA
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:

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

Morrow, William W.
Born July 15, 1843, in Milton, IN
Died July 24, 1929, in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Received a recess appointment from Benjamin Harrison on August 11, 1891, to a seat vacated by Ogden Hoffman; nominated to the same position by Benjamin Harrison on December 10, 1891. Confirmed by the Senate on January 11, 1892, and received commission on January 11, 1892. Service terminated on June 1, 1897, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William McKinley on May 18, 1897, to a seat vacated by Joseph McKenna. Confirmed by the Senate on May 20, 1897, and received commission on May 20, 1897. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1923. Service terminated on July 24, 1929, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William McKinley on May 18, 1897, to a seat vacated by Joseph McKenna. Confirmed by the Senate on May 20, 1897, and received commission on May 20, 1897. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Education:
Read law, 1869

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1862-1865
Special agent, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1865-1869
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1869-1870, 1874-1885, 1891
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of California, 1870-1874
Attorney, California State Board of Harbor Commissioners, 1880-1883
U.S. representative from California, 1885-1891
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