Robert Francis Peckham

Personal

Birthday: 
11/3/1920
Birthplace: 
San Francisco, CA
Date of Death: 
2/16/1993
Place of Death: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale, California, 1946-1948, 1953-1959
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of California, 1948-1953; chief assistant, Criminal Division, 1952-1953
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 1959-1966; presiding judge, 1961-1963, 1965-1966

Education

Name of School: 
Stanford University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 
Yale University
Name of School - Third: 

Stanford University Law School

At Stanford Law School, excellence is a given. Our community: engaged faculty and students, influential alumni, dedicated staff is united in its belief that a Stanford Law degree is a powerful tool for change. Our programs: intensive curriculum, hands-on legal clinics, high-profile academic centers cultivate professional skills and values, inspire new ideas, and engage leaders in developing solutions. And our resources: from cutting-edge facilities to the diverse advantages of Stanford University make the Stanford Law campus an ideal environment for exploring and mastering the law.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1945

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/3/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/11/1988
Termination Date: 
2/16/1993
Termination Reason: 
Death
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