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Earl Warren

Biography of Earl Warren

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Warren
  • First Name: Earl
  • Date of Birth: March , 19 , 1891
  • Place of Birth (POB): Los Angeles , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Date of Death: July , 9 , 1974
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Earl Warren Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice
  • Court Type: United States Supreme Court (USSC)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/11/1954
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 10/02/1953
  • Seat vacated by: Vinson , Fred M.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/11/1954
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/24/1954
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/01/1954
  • Commission Date: 03/20/1954
  • Retirement from Active Service: 06/23/1969
  • Date of Termination: 07/09/1974
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Earl Warren in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of California, Berkeley
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1912

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Jurisprudence
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1914

Earl Warren Career Path


  • Private practice, San Francisco and Oakland, California, 1914-1917
  • U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1917-1918
  • Clerk, Judiciary Committee, California State Assembly, 1919
  • Deputy city attorney, Oakland, California, 1919-1920
  • Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1920-1925; chief deputy district attorney, 1923-1925
  • District attorney, Alameda County, California, 1925-1938
  • Attorney general, State of California, 1938-1942
  • Governor, California, 1942-1953
  • Republican candidate for vice president of the United States, 1948

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Allotment as Circuit Justice:

  • Fourth Circuit, October 12, 1953-June 23, 1969
  • District of Columbia Circuit, October 12, 1953-June 23, 1969
  • Sixth Circuit, February 6, 1968-June 23, 1969


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