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William J. Lindberg, American judge. member Washington State Liquor Control Board, 1934-1941; Member American, Washington State, Seattle bar associations.

Background

Lindberg, William J. was born on December 17, 1904 in Minot, North Dakota, United States. Son of Carl and Elizabeth (Beran) Lindberg.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Gonzaga Law School, 1927. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1928.

Career

Bar, 1927; clerk Senator Community College Dill, Washington, 1928. Associate law firm Cannon, McKevitt & Frazer, Spokane, 1928-1933. Professor of law Gonzaga Law School, 1928-1933.

Secretary Washington State Senate, 1933. Assistant attorney general, Olympia, 1933-1934. Member Washington State Liquor Control Board, 1934-1941.

Individual practice law, Olympia, 1941-1944, Seattle, 1944-1951. Appointed United States District Judge for Eastern and Western districts Washington, 1951-1961. Chief judge Western District Washington, 1959-1971, senior judge (retired), 1971-1981.

District Court representative 9th Circuit to the United States Judicial Conference, 1960-1963.

Membership

Member Washington State Liquor Control Board, 1934-1941. Member American, Washington State, Seattle bar associations.

Connections

Married Josephine Byrd Poe, July 24, 1937. Children: Josephine Poe, Elizabeth Beran, William J., John F. Admitted to Washington.

father:
Carl Lindberg

mother:
Elizabeth (Beran) Lindberg

spouse:
Josephine Byrd Poe

child:
Josephine Poe Lindberg

child:
Elizabeth Beran Lindberg

child:
William J. Lindberg

child:
John F. Admitted to Wash Lindberg