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William Albert Norris

William Norris
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
In office
June 18, 1980 – July 7, 1994
Appointed by Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Walter Ely
Succeeded by William Fletcher
Personal details
Born (1927-08-30) August 30, 1927 (age 86)
Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater Princeton University
Stanford University

William Albert Norris (born August 30, 1927) was a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.[1] Norris was nominated for the position by Jimmy Carter on February 27, 1980 after the seat which Walter Raleigh Ely, Jr. had occupied became vacant. After being confirmed by the senate in June, 1980, he received his commission on June 18, 1980. He assumed senior status on July 7, 1994, and then retired, and his service terminated, on October 24, 1997.

Norris received most of his education during his adolescent years at Princeton University, only moving in 1954 to study at Stanford Law School. Norris had served in the United States Navy between 1945 and 1947, as well as being hired as a private law clerk, among other jobs at different times.[2]

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References

  • Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Walter Ely
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
1980–1984
Succeeded by
William Fletcher

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