History of the Federal Judiciary


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Ling, David W.
Born January 22, 1890, in Ann Arbor, MI
Died May 17, 1965, in Phoenix, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 28, 1936, to a seat vacated by F.C. Jacobs. Confirmed by the Senate on May 30, 1936, and received commission on June 3, 1936. Assumed senior status on October 11, 1964. Service terminated on May 17, 1965, due to death.

Education:
University of Southern California Law School, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Clifton, Arizona, 1913-1927
County attorney, Greenlee County, Arizona, 1921-1927
Judge, Superior Court of Arizona, Greenlee County, 1927-1936

 

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