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Name Nielsen, William Fremming
City Spokane
State WA
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:

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

Nielsen, William Fremming
Born 1934 in Seattle, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 21, 1991, to a seat vacated by Robert J. McNichols. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 1991, and received commission on May 14, 1991. Served as chief judge, 1995-2000. Assumed senior status on May 30, 2003.

Education:
University of Washington, B.A., 1956
University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force first lieutenant, 1956-1959
Law clerk, Hon. Charles L. Powell, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1963-1964
Private practice, Spokane, Washington, 1964-1991

compress summary

Case(s) PC-AZ-0009 : Does v. Stewart
PC-WA-0010 : Hoptowit v. Spellman


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