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Name Voorhees, Donald S.
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 July 30, 1916, in Leavenworth, KS
Died July 7, 1989

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

Born July 30, 1916, in Leavenworth, KS
Died July 7, 1989

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 28, 1974, to a seat vacated by William T. Beeks. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1974, and received commission on June 20, 1974. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1986. Service terminated on July 7, 1989, due to death.

Education:
University of Kansas, A.B., 1938
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1946

Professional Career:

U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1942-1946
Private practice, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1946-1947
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1947-1974
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1979-1983


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