Peirson Mitchell Hall

Personal

Birthday: 
7/31/1894
Birthplace: 
Armour, SD
Date of Death: 
12/8/1979
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1916-1925, 1929-1934, 1937-1939
City councilman, Los Angeles, California, 1925-1929
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1934-1937
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1939-1942

Education

Name of School: 

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1916

Judicial Career

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

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/3/1942
Termination Date: 
9/18/1966
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name - Second: 

California Central District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
9/18/1966
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/30/1968
Termination Date - Second: 
12/8/1979
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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