William Benner Enright

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William Benner Enright
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Assumed office
July 12, 1990
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
In office
June 30, 1972 – July 12, 1990
Appointed byRichard Nixon
Preceded byJohn Clifford Wallace
Succeeded byMarilyn L. Huff
Personal details
Born
William Benner Enright

(1925-07-12) July 12, 1925 (age 93)
New York City, New York
EducationDartmouth College (A.B.)
Loyola Law School (LL.B.)

William Benner Enright (born July 12, 1925) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Education and career[edit]

Born on July 12, 1925, in New York City, New York,[1] Enright was in the United States Navy Reserve during World War II, from 1943 to 1946. He was a United States Navy Reserve, JAG Corps from 1947 to 1962. He received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Dartmouth College in 1947 and a Bachelor of Laws from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California in 1950. He was a deputy district attorney of San Diego County, California from 1951 to 1954. He was in private practice in San Diego, California from 1954 to 1972.[2]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On June 13, 1972, Enright was nominated by President Richard Nixon to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California vacated by Judge John Clifford Wallace. Enright was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 28, 1972, and received his commission on June 30, 1972. He assumed senior status on July 12, 1990.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Committee, Judicial Conference of the United States Bicentennial (6 August 1978). "Judges of the United States". The Committee : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b William Benner Enright at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
John Clifford Wallace
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
1972–1990
Succeeded by
Marilyn L. Huff