David Vreeland Kenyon
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David Vreeland Kenyon (September 10, 1930 – March 31, 2015) was a former United States federal judge.
Born in San Marino, California, Kenyon received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1952 and a J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School in 1957. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Officer from 1953 to 1954. He was a law clerk, Hon. Ernest A. Tolin, U.S. District Court, Central District of California from 1957 to 1958. He was in private practice in Los Angeles, California from 1958 to 1959. He was a House counsel, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer from 1959 to 1960. He was a House counsel, National Theatres and Television, Inc. from 1960 to 1961. He was in private practice in Los Angeles, California from 1961 to 1971. He was a judge on the Municipal Court of Los Angeles, California from 1971 to 1972. He was a judge on the Superior Court of Los Angeles, California from 1972 to 1980.
Kenyon was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Kenyon was nominated by President Jimmy Carter on June 20, 1980, to a seat vacated by Albert Lee Stephens, Jr.. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 29, 1980, and received his commission on September 30, 1980. He assumed senior status on October 27, 1995. Kenyon served in that capacity until July 31, 1997, due to retirement. Kenyon died on March 31, 2015.
- David Vreeland Kenyon at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
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