Dal Millington Lemmon

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Dal Millington Lemmon (October 29, 1887 – April 26, 1958) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Newton, Kansas, Lemmon received an A.B. from Stanford University in 1908. He was a law librarian for the California State Library from 1908 to 1910, and was in private practice in Sacramento, California from 1910 to 1933. He was a judge on the Superior Court of Sacramento County, California from 1933 to 1947.

On January 17, 1947, Lemmon was nominated by President Harry S Truman to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California vacated by Martin I. Welsh. Lemmon was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 5, 1947, and received his commission on February 7, 1947.

On April 6, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower elevated Lemmon to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit created by 68 Stat. 871. Lemmon was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 27, 1954, receiving his commission on April 29, 1954, and serving thereafter until his death.