History of the Federal Judiciary


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Friedman, Monroe Mark
Born October 10, 1895, in Minneapolis, MN
Died November 12, 1978, in Berkeley, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on July 17, 1952, to a seat vacated by Herbert W. Erskine; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 9, 1953. Service terminated on August 3, 1953, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1916
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Jurisprudence, LL.B., 1920

Professional Career:
Private practice, Alameda County, California, 1920-1952, 1953-1959
Chairman, Bay Area Air Pollution District Hearing Board, California, 1957-1959
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 1959-1975; presiding judge, 1959-1971; senior judge, 1971-1975

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, June 27, 1952; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, January 9, 1953; nomination withdrawn by president, July 24, 1953

 

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