Eugene Allen Wright

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Eugene Allen Wright was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Wright was born in Seattle, Washington on February 23, 1913 and died September 3, 2002 in the same location.[1]

Federal Judicial Service

Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on June 23, 1969, to a new seat created by 82 Stat. 184; Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1969, and received commission on September 15, 1969. Assumed senior status on September 15, 1983. Service terminated on September 3, 2002, due to death.[1]

Education

  • University of Washington, A.B., 1934
  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1937[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Reserve Colonel, 1934-1965
  • Active service, 1941-1946
  • Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1937-1941, 1946-1954
  • Judge pro tem, Municipal Court, Seattle, Washington, 1948-1952
  • Lecturer, University of Washington Law School, 1952-1974
  • Judge, Washington Superior Court, King County, Washington, 1954-1966
  • Lecturer, University of Washington School of Communications, 1965-1966
  • Vice president and senior trust officer, Pacific National Bank of Seattle, Washington, 1966-1969[1]

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