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Name Merrill, Charles Merton
City Reno
State NV
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 December 11, 1907, in Honolulu, HI
Died March 29, 1996, in San Francisco, CA

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

Born December 11, 1907, in Honolulu, HI
Died March 29, 1996, in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 27, 1959, to a seat vacated by William Healy. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1959, and received commission on September 21, 1959. Assumed senior status on October 8, 1974. Service terminated on March 29, 1996, due to death.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1928
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1931

Professional Career:

Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1931-1950
Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1951-1959; chief justice, 1955-1956, 1959


compress summary

Case(s) FH-CA-0004 : Conference of Federal Savings and Loans Ass'ns v. Stein
IM-MP-0001 : Pangilinan v. Castro
PC-CA-0007 : Gilmore v. State of California

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