Bruce Rutherford Thompson

Personal

Birthday: 
7/31/1911
Birthplace: 
Reno, NV
Date of Death: 
2/10/1992
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1936-1963
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Nevada, 1942-1952
Special master, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1952-1954

Education

Name of School: 
University of Nevada, Reno
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1932
Name of School - Second: 

Stanford University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1936

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Nevada
Court Name: 

Nevada District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/16/1963
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/31/1978
Termination Date: 
2/10/1992
Termination Reason: 
Death
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