History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hamlin, Oliver Deveta Jr.
Born November 30, 1892, in Oakland, CA
Died December 28, 1973

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 23, 1953, to a seat vacated by Monroe Mark Friedman. Confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 1953, and received commission on August 3, 1953. Service terminated on April 15, 1958, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 6, 1958, to a seat vacated by William Denman. Confirmed by the Senate on March 25, 1958, and received commission on March 26, 1958. Assumed senior status on September 5, 1963. Service terminated on December 28, 1973, due to death.

University of California, Berkeley, B.L., 1914

Professional Career:
Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1915-1920
Private practice, Oakland, California, 1920-1947
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 1947-1953


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