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Norcross, Frank Herbert
Born May 11, 1869, in Reno, NV
Died November 4, 1952, in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on April 2, 1928, to a seat vacated by Edward S. Farrington. Confirmed by the Senate on April 17, 1928, and received commission on April 17, 1928. Assumed senior status on April 30, 1945. Service terminated on November 4, 1952, due to death.

Education:
Nevada State University (now University of Nevada, Reno), A.B., 1891
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1894

Professional Career:
District attorney, Washoe County, Nevada, 1895-1897
State assemblyman, Nevada, 1897-1899
Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1899-1904, 1917-1928
Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1904-1916; chief justice, 1909-1911, 1915-1916
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