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Name Whelan, Thomas J.
City San Diego
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 1940 in San Diego, CA

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

Born 1940 in San Diego, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 4, 1998, to a seat vacated by John S. Rhoades. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Assumed senior status on August 15, 2010.

Education:
San Diego College for Men (now University of San Diego), B.A., 1961
San Diego School of Law (now University of San Diego School of Law), J.D., 1965

Professional Career:

Contracts administrator, planner, and estimator, General Dynamics Corp., 1961-1969
Deputy district attorney, San Diego, California, 1969-1989
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1990-1998


compress summary

Case(s) FA-CA-0007 : Askins v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
IM-CA-0102 : People of the State of California v. United States of America

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