History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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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