Eugene Allen Wright

Personal

Birthday: 
2/23/1913
Birthplace: 
Seattle, WA
Date of Death: 
9/3/2002
Place of Death: 
Seattle, WA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Reserve colonel, 1934-1965; active service, 1941-1946
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1937-1941, 1946-1954
Judge pro tem, Seattle [Washington] Municipal Court, 1948-1952
Lecturer, University of Washington Law School, 1952-1974
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, 1954-1966
Lecturer, School of Communications, University of Washington, 1965-1966
Vice president and senior trust officer, Pacific National Bank, Seattle, Washington, 1966-1969

Education

Name of School: 
University of Washington
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 

University of Washington School of Law

The University of Washington School of Law, located in Seattle, was first organized in 1899 and is fully accredited. The current law building, William H. Gates Hall, was completed and occupied in September of 2003 and is located on the Northwest corner of the main University campus. The building houses classrooms, student lounge, a coffee/snack kiosk, locker areas, the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, and offices for faculty, administration, and student organizations. Financial aid, registration, and career service functions are run primarily as in-house operations. The building itself is fully accessible to persons in wheelchairs and is equipped with braille identifiers. William H. Gates Hall is a designated non-smoking area.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1937

Judicial Career

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

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/15/1969
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/15/1983
Termination Date: 
9/3/2002
Termination Reason: 
Death
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