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Name Beeks, William Trulock
City Seattle
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born May 6, 1906, in El Reno, OK
Died December 30, 1988, in Seattle, WA

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born May 6, 1906, in El Reno, OK
Died December 30, 1988, in Seattle, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 4, 1961, to a seat vacated by John C. Bowen. Confirmed by the Senate on August 15, 1961, and received commission on August 15, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1971-1973. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1973. Service terminated on December 30, 1988, due to death.

Education:
University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:

Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1932-1942, 1947-1961
U.S. Army colonel, 1942-1946


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