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Orr, William Edwin

Born October 26, 1881, in Frisco, UT
Died October 7, 1965

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 10, 1945, to a seat vacated by Curtis Dwight Wilbur. Confirmed by the Senate on September 19, 1945, and received commission on September 28, 1945. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1956. Service terminated on October 7, 1965, due to death.

Education:
University of Nevada, Reno
Read law, 1912

Professional Career:

County clerk, Lincoln County, Nevada, 1906-1910
County treasurer, Lincoln County, Nevada, 1911-1912
District attorney, Lincoln County, Nevada, 1913-1918
Judge, Nevada District Court, Lincoln County, 1919-1939
Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1939-1945; chief justice, 1943-1945