William Alexander Ekwall

Personal

Birthday: 
6/14/1887
Birthplace: 
Ludington, MI
Date of Death: 
10/16/1956
Place of Death: 
Portland, OR
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1912-1922, 1937-1942
U.S. Army private, 1918
Judge, Portland [Oregon] Municipal Court, 1922-1927
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1927-1934
U.S. representative from Oregon, 1935-1937

Education

Name of School: 

University of Oregon School of Law

The University of Oregon Law School offers a rigorous legal education with a curriculum that balances - Basic intellectual and analytic skills for the practice of law - An introduction to advanced and frontier areas of law - Knowledge of the persistent values of law and the legal system - An opportunity to develop hands-on legal skills

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1912

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Customs Court
President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/13/1942
Termination Date: 
10/16/1956
Termination Reason: 
Death
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