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Norris, William Albert

Born August 30, 1927, in Turtle Creek, PA
Died January 21, 2017

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 27, 1980, to a seat vacated by Walter Raleigh Ely, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1980, and received commission on June 18, 1980. Assumed senior status on July 7, 1994. Service terminated on October 24, 1997, due to retirement.

Princeton University, B.A., 1951
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1954

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy, 1945-1947
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1954-1955
Law clerk, Hon. William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1955-1956
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1956-1980