Otto Richard Skopil Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
6/3/1919
Birthplace: 
Portland, OR
Date of Death: 
10/18/2012
Place of Death: 
Portland, OR
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S Navy lieutenant, Supply Corps, 1942-1946
Private practice, Salem, Oregon, 1946-1972

Education

Name of School: 
Willamette University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

Willamette University College of Law

Willamette University is an independent, nonsectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1842, which educates men and women in the liberal arts and in selected professional fields. The University's mission now extends far beyond from the Oregon Territory and the Pacific Northwest to encompass the larger world beyond. In its pursuits, Willamette University: cherishes the dignity and worth of all individuals, and strives to reflect the diversity of our world; encourages close relationships among faculty, students, and staff to enhance learning and foster community; provides a lively and challenging education in a small university setting where teaching and learning are strengthened by ongoing scholarship and research; embraces a commitment to service and leadership in our various communities and professions; honors its historic roots in The United Methodist Church and values the ethical and spiritual dimension of education; believes that education is a lifelong process of discovery, delight, and growth, the hallmark of a humane life.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1946

Judicial Career

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

Oregon District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/2/1972
Termination Date: 
10/20/1979
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
9/26/1979
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/30/1986
Termination Date - Second: 
10/18/2012
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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