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Edward Joseph Schwartz

Biography of Edward Joseph Schwartz

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Schwartz
  • First Name: Edward
  • Middle Name: Joseph
  • Date of Birth: March , 26 , 1912
  • Place of Birth (POB): Seattle , Washington (US-WA, WA, 53, WN, Wash., Wa., Wn.)
  • Date of Death: March , 22 , 2000
  • Place of Death (POD): San Diego , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Edward Joseph Schwartz Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/29/1968
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Carter , James M.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/29/1968
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/27/1968
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/28/1968
  • Commission Date: 03/28/1968
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1969
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1982
  • Retirement from Active Service: 03/26/1982
  • Date of Termination: 03/22/2000
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Edward Joseph Schwartz in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of California, Berkeley
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1934

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of San Francisco School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1939

Edward Joseph Schwartz Career Path


  • Private practice, San Diego, California, 1940-1941, 1946-1959
  • U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1942-1945
  • U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, 1945-
  • Judge, San Diego [California] Municipal Court, 1959-1964
  • Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1964-1968


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