Thomas Tang

Personal

Birthday: 
1/11/1922
Birthplace: 
Phoenix, AZ
Date of Death: 
7/18/1995
Race or Ethnicity: 
Asian American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1942-1946, 1951-1952
Law clerk, Hon. Evo DeConcini, Arizona Supreme Court, 1950-1951
Deputy county attorney, Maricopa County, Arizona, 1952-1957
Assistant attorney general, State of Arizona, 1957-1958
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1959-1963, 1971-1977
City councilman, Phoenix, Arizona, 1960-1962
Judge, Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County, 1963-1970

Education

Name of School: 
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University)
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1947
Name of School - Second: 

James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona

The College of Law at the University of Arizona is a nationally prominent law school that has developed an outstanding academic program to prepare lawyers for leadership and service throughout the State, the country and internationally. We have created a close-knit community of scholars, educators and students who seek to advance justice. Our core values of justice, professional integrity, public leadership and community service inform all of our programs, activities and decisions.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1950

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/12/1977
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/12/1993
Termination Date: 
7/18/1995
Termination Reason: 
Death
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