Thelton Eugene Henderson

Personal

Birthday: 
1933
Birthplace: 
Shreveport, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army corporal, 1956-1958
Attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1962-1963
Private practice, Oakland, California, 1964-1966
Directing attorney, East Bayshore Neighborhood Legal Center, East Palo Alto, California, 1966-1969
Assistant dean, Stanford Law School, 1968-1977
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1977-1980
Associate professor, Golden Gate University School of Law, 1978-1980

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Berkeley
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1956
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: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1962

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/30/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/28/1998
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