History of the Federal Judiciary

  U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

   Judges of the District of Oregon
East, William G.
Born April 25, 1908, in Lecompton, KS
Died April 27, 1985

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 2, 1955, to a seat vacated by James Alger Fee. Confirmed by the Senate on June 7, 1955, and received commission on June 8, 1955. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on April 10, 1967. Service terminated on April 27, 1985, due to death.

University of Oregon School of Law, LL.B., 1931
University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1932

Professional Career:
Private practice, Eugene, Oregon, 1932-1942, 1946-1949
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1942-1946
City attorney, Eugene, Oregon, 1946-1947
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Second Judicial District, 1949-1955
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