Harold Michael Fong

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Harold Michael Fong (April 28, 1938 - April 20, 1995) was an American lawyer and judge. He served as judge on the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.

Fong was born in 1938 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended the University of Southern California where he received the A.B. in 1960. He later went to the University of Michigan Law School where he got a J.D. in 1964. He was named the deputy prosecuting attorney for Honolulu, Hawaii the next year, serving until 1968, when he went into private practice. In 1969, Fong became an assistant federal prosecutor in the District of Hawaii. He was promoted to lead U.S. attorney in 1973 and served the same district until 1978, after which he returned to private practice until 1982. Fong was nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 11, 1982, to a seat vacated by Walter Meheula Heen on the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 18, 1982, and received his commission on June 21, 1982. He served as chief judge, from 1984-1991. Fong died on April 20, 1995.

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