Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1947; Bachelor of Laws, University of California, Berkeley, 1949.
Born in Sanger, California, Price received an Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley in 1947 and an Bachelor of Laws from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law in 1949. He was in the United States Army during World World War II, from 1942 to 1946. He was in private practice in Modesto, California from 1949 to 1979.
Price was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.
Price was nominated by President Jimmy Carter on November 1, 1979, to a new seat created by 92 Statistics 1629. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 19, 1979, and received his commission on December 20, 1979.
He assumed senior status on December 31, 1989. Price served in that capacity until his death.
Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association, American College Trial Lawyers, American Board Trial Advocates.
Married Katherine S. Merritt, July 18, 1943. Children: Katherine Price O'Brien, Edward M., Jane E.