History of the Federal Judiciary

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Gould, Ronald Murray
Born 1946 in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1999, to a seat vacated by Robert R. Beezer. Confirmed by the Senate on November 17, 1999, and received commission on November 22, 1999.

University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 1968
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Wade H. McCree, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1973-1974
Law clerk, Hon. Potter Stewart, Supreme Court of the United States, 1974-1975
Adjunct professor, University of Washington Law School, 1986-1989
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1975-1999

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, November 8, 1997; no Senate vote


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