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Gilliam, Earl Ben

Born August 17, 1931, in Clovis, NM
Died January 28, 2001

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on December 7, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on August 19, 1980, and received commission on August 20, 1980. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on April 2, 1993. Service terminated on January 28, 2001, due to death.

San Diego State College, B.A., 1953
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1957

Professional Career:

Deputy district attorney, San Diego County, California, 1957-1961
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1961-1963
Judge, San Diego [California] Municipal Court, 1963-1975
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1975-1980