Monroe Mark Friedman

Personal

Birthday: 
10/10/1895
Birthplace: 
Minneapolis, MN
Date of Death: 
11/12/1978
Place of Death: 
Berkeley, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Alameda County, California, 1920-1952, 1953-1959
Chairman, Bay Area Air Pollution District Hearing Board, California, 1957-1959
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 1959-1975; presiding judge, 1959-1971; senior judge, 1971-1975

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, June 27, 1952; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, January 9, 1953; nomination withdrawn by president, July 24, 1953

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Berkeley
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1916
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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1920

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Termination Date: 
8/3/1953
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
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