History of the Federal Judiciary

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Real, Manuel Lawrence
Born 1924 in San Pedro, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 26, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1982-1993.

University of Southern California, B.S., 1944
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1943-1945
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1952-1955
Private practice, San Pedro, California, 1955-1964
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1964-1966


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