History of the Federal Judiciary


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Solomon, Gus Jerome
Born August 29, 1906, in Portland, OR
Died February 15, 1987

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 1950, and received commission on July 5, 1950. Served as chief judge, 1958-1971. Assumed senior status on September 1, 1971. Service terminated on February 15, 1987, due to death.

Education:
University of Chicago, Ph.B., 1926
Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1929

Professional Career:
Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1929-1949
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