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Powell, Charles Lawrence

Born April 19, 1902, in Lawrence, KS
Died August 17, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 26, 1959, to a seat vacated by Sam M. Driver. Confirmed by the Senate on June 16, 1959, and received commission on June 17, 1959. Served as chief judge, 1959-1972. Assumed senior status on April 21, 1972. Service terminated on August 17, 1975, due to death.

University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1925

Professional Career:

Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1925-1929
Private practice, Kennewick, Washington, 1929-1959
Prosecutor, Benton County, Washington, 1931-1934, 1941-1946
City attorney, Kennewick, Washington, 1934-1944