William Edwin Orr

Personal

Birthday: 
10/26/1881
Birthplace: 
Frisco, UT
Date of Death: 
10/7/1965
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

County clerk, Lincoln County, Nevada, 1906-1910
County treasurer, Lincoln County, Nevada, 1911-1912
District attorney, Lincoln County, Nevada, 1913-1918
Judge, Nevada District Court, Lincoln County, 1919-1939
Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1939-1945; chief justice, 1943-1945

Education

Name of School: 
University of Nevada, Reno
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1912

Judicial Career

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

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/28/1945
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/1/1956
Termination Date: 
10/7/1965
Termination Reason: 
Death
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