History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Craig, Walter Early
Born May 26, 1909, in Oakland, CA
Died June 29, 1986, in Phoenix, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 26, 1963, to a seat vacated by Arthur M. Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1963, and received commission on October 2, 1963. Served as chief judge, 1973-1979. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1979. Service terminated on June 29, 1986, due to death.

Education:
Stanford University, B.A., 1931
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1934

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, World War II
Lawyer, Home Owners' Loan Corporation, San Francisco, California, 1934-1936
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1936-1964

 

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