Frank Herbert Norcross

Personal

Birthday: 
5/11/1869
Birthplace: 
Reno, NV
Date of Death: 
11/4/1952
Place of Death: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

District attorney, Washoe County, Nevada, 1895-1897
State assemblyman, Nevada, 1897-1899
Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1899-1904, 1917-1928
Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1904-1916; chief justice, 1909-1911, 1915-1916

Received recess appointment to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, September 23, 1933; declined appointment
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, January 8, 1934; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Nevada State University (now University of Nevada, Reno)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1891
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1894

Judicial Career

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

Nevada District Court

President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/17/1928
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/30/1945
Termination Date: 
11/4/1952
Termination Reason: 
Death
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