Atsushi Wallace Tashima

Personal

Birthday: 
1934
Birthplace: 
Santa Maria, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
Asian American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, 1953-1956
Deputy attorney general, State of California, 1961-1967
Amstar Corporation, 1968-1977; attorney, Spreckels Sugar Division, 1968-1972; general attorney and vice president, 1972-1977
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1977-1980

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Los Angeles
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1958
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1961

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name: 

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/30/1980
Termination Date: 
1/8/1996
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
1/4/1996
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/30/2004
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