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Name Orrick, William Horsley Jr.
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:

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

Orrick, William Horsley Jr.
Born October 10, 1915, in San Francisco, CA
Died August 14, 2003, in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 31, 1974, to a seat vacated by William T. Sweigert. Confirmed by the Senate on June 21, 1974, and received commission on July 8, 1974. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1985. Service terminated on August 14, 2003, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1937
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Jurisprudence, LL.B., 1941

Professional Career:
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1941-1942, 1946-1961, 1965-1974
U.S. Army, 1942-1946
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1962, 1963-1965; Civil Division, 1961-1962; Antitrust Division, 1963-1965
Deputy undersecretary for administration, U.S. Department of State, 1962-1963
Research Collections
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) DR-CA-0050 : Breimhorst v. Educational Testing Service
EE-CA-0313 : Association of Mexican-American Educators v. State of California
EE-CA-0349 : Wellens v. Daiichi Sankyo
JC-CA-0003 : Hart v. County of Alameda
JC-CA-0006 : Jones v. City and County of San Francisco
JC-CA-0009 : Stone v. City and County of San Francisco
MH-CA-0001 : Jamison v. Farabee
PN-CA-0003 : Thomas v. County of Los Angeles
SD-CA-0001 : Ho v. San Francisco Unified School District
SD-CA-0002 : San Francisco NAACP v. San Francisco Unified School District


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