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Pence, Martin

Born November 18, 1904, in Sterling, KS
Died May 29, 2000, in Maunawili, HI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 73 Stat. 4. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1961-1974. Assumed senior status on November 18, 1974. Service terminated on January 31, 2000, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Circuit Court of Hawaii Territory, Third Judicial Circuit, 1945-1950

University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Read law, 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Hilo, Hawaii, 1936-1945, 1950-1961