Curtis Dwight Wilbur

Personal

Birthday: 
5/10/1867
Birthplace: 
Boonesboro, IA
Date of Death: 
9/8/1954
Place of Death: 
Palo Alto, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1890-
Chief deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, California, 1899-1903
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1903-1918
Justice, Supreme Court of California, 1918-1924; chief justice, 1922-1924
Secretary of the Navy, 1924-1929

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, March 1, 1929; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
U.S. Naval Academy
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1888
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1890

Judicial Career

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

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/2/1929
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/10/1945
Termination Date: 
9/8/1954
Termination Reason: 
Death
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