Charles Merton Merrill

Personal

Birthday: 
12/11/1907
Birthplace: 
Honolulu, HI
Date of Death: 
3/29/1996
Place of Death: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1931-1950
Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1951-1959; chief justice, 1955-1956, 1959

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Berkeley
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1928
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1931

Judicial Career

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

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/21/1959
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/8/1974
Termination Date: 
3/29/1996
Termination Reason: 
Death
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