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Gus J. Solomon, American judge. Recipient Portland First Citizen for 1970 award, Distinguished Service award Portland State University, 1980; Aubrey Watzek award Lewis and Clark College, 1984. Member District Judges Association 9th Circuit (president 1968-1969).

Background

Solomon, Gus J. was born on August 29, 1906 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Jacob and Rose (Rosencrantz) Solomon.

Education

Student, Reed College, 1925. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Reed College, 1975. Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1926.

Bachelor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, Stanford University, 1929. LL.D (honorary), Lewis & Clark College, 1986.

Career

Private practice, 1929-1949. United States District judge, 1949-1987. Chief judge, 1959-1971.

Senior judge, 1971-1987. District judges representative for 9th Circuit, Judicial Conference United States, 1963-1966.

Membership

Member District Judges Association 9th Circuit (president 1968-1969).

Connections

Married Elisabeth Willer, March 18, 1939. Children– Gerald, Philip, Richard.

father:
Jacob Solomon

mother:
Rose (Rosencrantz) Solomon

spouse:
Elisabeth Willer

child:
Gerald Solomon

child:
Philip Solomon

child:
Richard Solomon