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Whelan, Francis C.
Died August 22, 1991, in Palm Desert, CA
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on August 17, 1964, to a seat vacated by Leon R. Yankwich. Confirmed by the Senate on September 15, 1964, and received commission on September 15, 1964. Service terminated on September 18, 1966, due to reassignment.
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Reassigned on September 18, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Assumed senior status on January 7, 1978. Service terminated on August 22, 1991, due to death.
San Diego State College, B.A., 1928
University of California, Berkeley, School of Jurisprudence, J.D., LL.B., 1932
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1932-1935
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1935-1939
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1939-1948
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1948-1961
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, 1961-1964