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Hamley, Frederick George
Born October 24, 1903, in Seattle, WA
Died May 5, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 22, 1956, to a seat vacated by Homer Truett Bone. Confirmed by the Senate on June 29, 1956, and received commission on July 2, 1956. Assumed senior status on July 6, 1971. Service terminated on May 5, 1975, due to death.

Education:
University of Washington, B.A.
University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1932-1938
Superintendent, Seattle [Washington] Water Department, 1938
Assistant district counsel, Grand Coulee Dam, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1938-1940
Special assistant attorney general, State of Washington/legal advisor, Gov. Arthur B. Langlie, Washington, 1941
Director, Department of Public Service, State of Washington, 1941-1943
National Association of Railroad and Utilities Commissioners, 1943-1949; assistant general solicitor, 1943-1945; general solicitor, 1945-1949
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of Washington, 1949-1956; chief justice, 1955-1956

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