History of the Federal Judiciary

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Barnes, Stanley Nelson
Born May 1, 1900, in Baraboo, WI
Died March 5, 1990

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 5, 1956, to a seat vacated by William Edwin Orr. Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1956, and received commission on March 21, 1956. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1970. Service terminated on March 5, 1990, due to death.

Harvard Law School
University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1922
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Jurisprudence, J.D., 1925

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy Reserve, 1918-1921
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1925-1928
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1928-1947
Lecturer, University of Southern California Law School and Medical School, 1947-1952
Presiding judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1947-1953
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1953-1956
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