William Albert Norris

Personal

Birthday: 
1927
Birthplace: 
Turtle Creek, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1945-1947
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1954-1955
Law clerk, Hon. William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1955-1956
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1956-1980

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1951
Name of School - Second: 

Stanford University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1954

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: 
6/18/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/7/1994
Termination Date: 
10/24/1997
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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