Dick Yin Wong

Personal

Birthday: 
9/13/1920
Birthplace: 
Honolulu, HI
Date of Death: 
12/26/1978
Race or Ethnicity: 
Asian American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army staff sergeant, 1945-1947
Accountant, Chicago, Illinois, 1947-1949
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1950-1951, 1960-1961, 1962-1968, 1973-1975
Accountant, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1951-1961, 1962-1968
Judge, Hawaii Tax Appeal Court, 1960-1968
Judge, Circuit Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1968-1973

Education

Name of School: 
University of Hawaii
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1942
Name of School - Second: 
University of Hawaii
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1944
Name of School - Third: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1950

Judicial Career

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

Hawaii District Court

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/25/1975
Termination Date: 
12/26/1978
Termination Reason: 
Death
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