Spencer Mortimer Williams

Personal

Birthday: 
2/24/1922
Birthplace: 
Reading, MA
Date of Death: 
1/3/2008
Place of Death: 
Carmichael, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946
Private practice, San Jose, California, 1948-1949
Deputy county counsel, Santa Clara County, California, 1949-1950
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1950-1952
County counsel, Santa Clara County, California, 1952-1966
Secretary, California State Human Relations Agency, 1967-1970
Private practice, Sacramento and San Jose, California, 1970-1971

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Los Angeles
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1943
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: 
1948

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/29/1971
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/24/1987
Termination Date: 
1/3/2008
Termination Reason: 
Death
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