History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Mathes, William Carey
Born December 17, 1899, in Hale Center, TX
Died July 24, 1967

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 24, 1945, to a seat vacated by Ralph E. Jenney. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 1945, and received commission on October 17, 1945. Served as chief judge, 1964-1965. Assumed senior status on June 9, 1965. Service terminated on July 24, 1967, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas, B.M.A., 1921
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1924-1945

 

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