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Tolin, Ernest Allen
Born August 2, 1904, in Pomona, CA
Died June 11, 1961

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 30, 1951, to a seat vacated by Paul J. McCormick; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on March 3, 1952. Confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 1952, and received commission on June 11, 1952. Service terminated on June 11, 1961, due to death.

Education:
Southwestern University School of Law, LL.B., 1930

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1933-1941
Special attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Los Angeles, California, 1942-1943
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1943-1949; chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1946-1949
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1949-1951

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, October 18, 1951; no Senate vote

 

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