John P. Vukasin Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
5/25/1928
Birthplace: 
Oakland, CA
Date of Death: 
9/20/1993
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1951-1953
Trial attorney, Division of Highways, Department of Public Works, State of California, 1956-1957
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1958
Private practice, Oakland, California, 1959-1968
Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission, 1969-1974
Judge, Superior Court of California, 1974-1983

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, December 17, 1982; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, January 31, 1983; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Berkeley
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1950
Name of School - Second: 

University of California Berkeley School of Law

Berkeley Law is a community of thinkers and doers exuberantly engaged in life. We are one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. At Berkeley Law, we are committed to absolute top-tier education and scholarship. And we are equally committed to using our substantial intellectual capital to help solve real-world problems and to create a more just society. One of our distinguishing features is the extraordinary degree to which our students and faculty partner with people beyond the school: identifying challenges, creating alliances, solving problems, and sparking change.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1956

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/20/1983
Termination Date: 
9/20/1993
Termination Reason: 
Death
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