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Name Welsh, Martin Ignatius
City San Jose
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 1, 1882, in San Jose, CA
Died January 4, 1953

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

Born October 1, 1882, in San Jose, CA
Died January 4, 1953

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 21, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on July 11, 1939, and received commission on July 14, 1939. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1947. Service terminated on January 4, 1953, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Commissioner, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1914-1919

Education:
Read law, 1912

Professional Career:

Private practice, 1912-1932
Deputy district attorney, Sacramento County, California, 1914
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento, 1914, 1932-1939
City councilman, Sacramento, California, 1928-1929
Mayor, Sacramento, California, 1929
Member, Sacramento [California] Board of Education, 1931


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