William Horsley Orrick Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
10/10/1915
Birthplace: 
San Francisco, CA
Date of Death: 
8/14/2003
Place of Death: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1941-1942, 1946-1961, 1965-1974
U.S. Army, 1942-1946
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1962, 1963-1965; Civil Division, 1961-1962; Antitrust Division, 1963-1965
Deputy undersecretary for administration, U.S. Department of State, 1962-1963

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1937
Name of School - Second: 

University of California Berkeley School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1941

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/8/1974
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/31/1985
Termination Date: 
8/14/2003
Termination Reason: 
Death
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