Ernest Allen Tolin

Personal

Birthday: 
8/2/1904
Birthplace: 
Pomona, CA
Date of Death: 
6/11/1961
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1933-1941
Special attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Los Angeles, California, 1942-1943
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1943-1949; chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1946-1949
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1949-1951

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, October 18, 1951; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Southwestern Law School

The only law school with four courses of study leading to the J.D. degree, Southwestern Law School offers traditional full-time and part-time programs as well as a unique 2-year J.D. alternative curriculum. The campus includes the extraordinary Bullocks Wilshire building, a world-renowned historic Art Deco landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1930

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of California
Court Name: 

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/11/1952
Termination Date: 
6/11/1961
Termination Reason: 
Death
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