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Halbert, Sherrill

Born October 17, 1901, in Terra Bella, CA
Died May 31, 1991, in San Rafael, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 19, 1954, to a seat vacated by Dal M. Lemmon. Confirmed by the Senate on August 20, 1954, and received commission on August 26, 1954. 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. Assumed senior status on September 30, 1969. Service terminated on May 31, 1991, due to death.

University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1924
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Jurisprudence, J.D., 1927

Professional Career:

Private practice, Porterville, California, 1927-1941
Chief deputy district attorney, Tulare County, California, 1927-1936
Deputy attorney general, State of California, 1942
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1942-1944
Private practice, Modesto, California, 1944-1949
Chief deputy district attorney, Stanislaus County, California, 1944-1949
District attorney, Stanislaus County, California, 1949
Judge, Superior Court of California, 1949-1954