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Wong, Dick Yin
Born September 13, 1920, in Honolulu, HI
Died December 26, 1978

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
Nominated by Gerald Ford on March 17, 1975, to a seat vacated by Martin Pence. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1975, and received commission on April 25, 1975. Service terminated on December 26, 1978, due to death.

Education:
University of Hawaii, B.A., 1942
University of Hawaii, M.A., 1944
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Army staff sergeant, 1945-1947
Accountant, Chicago, Illinois, 1947-1949
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1950-1951, 1960-1961, 1962-1968, 1973-1975
Accountant, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1951-1961, 1962-1968
Judge, Hawaii Tax Appeal Court, 1960-1968
Judge, Circuit Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1968-1973

 

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