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Schwarzer, William W
Born April 30, 1925, in Berlin, Germany
Died January 28, 2017, in San Rafael, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Gerald Ford on June 2, 1976, to a seat vacated by Albert C. Wollenberg. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1976, and received commission on July 23, 1976. Assumed senior status on April 30, 1991. Service terminated on January 28, 2017, due to death.

Education:
University of Southern California, A.B., 1948
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army second lietuenant, 1943-1947
Teaching fellow, Harvard Law School, 1951-1952
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1952-1976
Senior counsel, President's Commission on CIA Activities within the United States (Rockefeller Commission), 1975
Director, Federal Judicial Center, 1990-1995
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