David R. Thompson

Personal

Birthday: 
12/26/1930
Birthplace: 
San Diego, CA
Date of Death: 
2/19/2011
Place of Death: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1955-1957
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1957-1985

Education

Name of School: 
University of Southern California
Degree: 
B.S., business
Degree Year: 
1952
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: 
1955

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: 
12/17/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1998
Termination Date: 
2/19/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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