History of the Federal Judiciary


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Kenyon, David Vreeland
Born 1930 in San Marino, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 20, 1980, to a seat vacated by Albert Lee Stephens, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 1980, and received commission on September 30, 1980. Assumed senior status on October 27, 1995. Service terminated on July 31, 1997, due to retirement.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1952
University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 1957

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer, 1953-1954
Law clerk, Hon. Ernest A. Tolin, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1957-1958
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1958-1959, 1961-1971
House counsel, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1959-1960
House counsel, National Theatres and Television, Inc., 1960-1961
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1971-1972
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1972-1980

 

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