History of the Federal Judiciary

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Pregerson, Harry
Born 1923 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on November 29, 1967, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on December 7, 1967, and received commission on December 7, 1967. Service terminated on November 6, 1979, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Assumed senior status on December 11, 2015.

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1947
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps first lieutenant, 1944-1946
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1951-1953
Private practice, Van Nuys, California, 1953-1965
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1965-1966
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1966-1967


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