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Duniway, Benjamin Cushing
Born November 21, 1907, in Stanford, CA
Died August 23, 1986, in Stanford, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a seat vacated by Albert Lee Stephens, Sr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Assumed senior status on October 5, 1976. Service terminated on August 23, 1986, due to death.

Education:
Carleton College, B.A., 1928
Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1931
University of Oxford, B.A., 1933
University of Oxford, M.A., 1964

Professional Career:
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1933-1942, 1947-1959
Regional attorney, U.S. Office of Price Administration, San Francisco, California and Washington, D.C., 1945-1947
Justice, California Court of Appeal, First District, 1959-1961

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