Charles Edward Wiggins

Personal

Birthday: 
12/3/1927
Birthplace: 
El Monte, CA
Date of Death: 
3/2/2000
Place of Death: 
Las Vegas, NV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1945-1948, 1950-1952
Law clerk, Hon. Frank G. Swain, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Appellate Division
Private practice, El Monte, California, 1957-1966
Member, El Monte [California] Planning Commission, 1954-1960
Councilman, El Monte, California, 1960-1964
Mayor, El Monte, California, 1964-1966
U.S. representative from California, 1967-1979
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1979-1982
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1982-1984
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1984

Education

Name of School: 
University of Southern California
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1953
Name of School - Second: 

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

One of the most prominent law schools in the country, USC Law offers a forward-looking, interdisciplinary legal education guided by nationally renowned professors and informed by the diversity of a friendly and collegial student body. Located in the nation's second largest city, one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, the school offers myriad opportunities to apply the law to real-world problems through partnerships with some of the world's leading companies and law firms. Through interdisciplinary academic training and practical application of skills, students acquire the experience necessary to succeed as leaders in a global environment.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1956

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/11/1984
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1996
Termination Date: 
3/2/2000
Termination Reason: 
Death
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