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Tavares, Cyrus Nils

Born April 12, 1902, in Pukulani, HI
Died August 3, 1976

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Received a recess appointment from Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 13, 1960, to a new seat authorized by 73 Stat. 4; nominated to the same position by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 10, 1961. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1960-1961. Assumed senior status on April 12, 1972. Service terminated on August 3, 1976, due to death.

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1925

Professional Career:

Private practice, Maui County, Hawaii Territory, 1925-1927
Deputy attorney general, Hawaii Territory, 1927-1934
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, 1934-1941
Special deputy attorney general for war matters, Hawaii Territory, 1941-1942
Assistant attorney general, Hawaii Territory, 1942-1943
Attorney general, Hawaii Territory, 1944-1947
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1947-1960

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, January 14, 1960; no Senate vote