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Charles Edward Wiggins

Biography of Charles Edward Wiggins

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Wiggins
  • First Name: Charles
  • Middle Name: Edward
  • Date of Birth: December , 3 , 1927
  • Place of Birth (POB): El Monte , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Date of Death: March , 2 , 2000
  • Place of Death (POD): Las Vegas , Nevada (US-NV, NV, 32, Nev., Nv.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles Edward Wiggins Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/01/1984
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 98 Stat. 333
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/01/1984
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/20/1984
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/03/1984
  • Commission Date: 10/11/1984
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/31/1996
  • Date of Termination: 03/02/2000
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Charles Edward Wiggins in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Southern California
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1953

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Southern California Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1956

Charles Edward Wiggins Career Path


  • U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1945-1948, 1950-1952
  • Law clerk, Hon. Frank G. Swain, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Appellate Division
  • Private practice, El Monte, California, 1957-1966
  • Member, El Monte [California] Planning Commission, 1954-1960
  • Councilman, El Monte, California, 1960-1964
  • Mayor, El Monte, California, 1964-1966
  • U.S. representative from California, 1967-1979
  • Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1979-1982
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1982-1984
  • Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1984


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