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Name Gilbert, William Ball
State OR
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 July 4, 1847, in Fairfax County, VA
Died April 27, 1931, in Portland, OR

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

Born July 4, 1847, in Fairfax County, VA
Died April 27, 1931, in Portland, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on February 23, 1892, to a new seat authorized by 26 Stat. 826. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1892, and received commission on March 18, 1892. Service terminated on December 31, 1911, due to abolition of the court.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on February 23, 1892, to a new seat authorized by 26 Stat. 826. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1892, and received commission on March 18, 1892. Service terminated on April 27, 1931, due to death.

Education:
Williams College, A.B., 1868
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1872

Professional Career:

Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1873-1892
State representative, Oregon, 1889-1891
Lecturer, University of Oregon Law School, 1893-1918
Member, Conference of Senior Circuit Judges (now Judicial Conference of the United States), 1922-1930


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