Oliver Winston Wanger

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve sergeant, 1960-1967
Deputy district attorney, Fresno County, California, 1967-1969
Adjunct professor, Humphrey College of Law, 1968-1969
Private practice, Fresno, California, 1969-1991, 2011-
Adjunct professor, San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California, 1970-1991; dean, 1980-1983
City attorney, Mendota, California, 1975-1980
Judge pro tem, Superior Court of California, County of Fresno, 1988
Settlement conference judge pro tem, Superior Court of California, County of Fresno, 1989

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, September 21, 1990; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Southern California
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1963
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: 
1966

Judicial Career

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

California Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/25/1991
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/31/2006
Termination Date: 
10/1/2011
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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