History of the Federal Judiciary


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Schwartz, Milton Lewis
Born January 20, 1920, in Oakland, CA
Died October 3, 2005, in Sacramento, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on November 26, 1979, and received commission on November 27, 1979. Assumed senior status on January 20, 1990. Service terminated on October 3, 2005, due to death.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1941
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Jurisprudence, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army major, 1942-1945
Law clerk, Hon. Rolfe L. Thompson, California Court of Appeal, 1948-1949
Deputy district attorney, Sacramento County, California, 1949-1951
Private practice, Sacramento, California, 1951-1979

 

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