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MacBride, Thomas Jamison

Born March 25, 1914, in Sacramento, CA
Died January 6, 2000, in Sacramento, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Service terminated on September 18, 1966, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
Reassigned on September 18, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Served as chief judge, 1967-1979. Assumed senior status on March 25, 1979. Service terminated on January 6, 2000, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 1979-1980
Judge, Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals, 1982-1987

University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1936
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Jurisprudence, J.D., 1940

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Office of the Deputy Attorney General, State of California, 1940-1942
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1946
Private practice, Sacramento, California, 1946-1961
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1975-1978