Francis C. Whelan

Personal

Birthday: 
12/11/1907
Birthplace: 
O`Neill, NE
Date of Death: 
8/22/1991
Place of Death: 
Palm Desert, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, San Diego, California, 1932-1935
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1935-1939
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1939-1948
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1948-1961
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1961-1964

Education

Name of School: 
San Diego State College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1928
Name of School - Second: 

University of California Berkeley School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B., J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1932

Judicial Career

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

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/15/1964
Termination Date: 
9/18/1966
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name - Second: 

California Central District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
9/18/1966
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
1/7/1978
Termination Date - Second: 
8/22/1991
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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