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King, Samuel Pailthorpe

Born April 13, 1916, in Hankow, China
Died December 7, 2010, in Honolulu, HI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 22, 1972, to a seat vacated by C. Nils Tavares. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1972, and received commission on June 28, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1974-1984. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1984. Service terminated on December 7, 2010, due to death.

Yale University, B.S., 1937
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:

Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1941-1942, 1946-1961, 1970-1972
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1942
U.S. Navy, 1942-1946
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1946-1967
District magistrate, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1956-1961
Judge, Circuit Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1961-1970
Judge, Family Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1966-1970