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us: Poole, Cecil F., 1914-1997

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1914-07-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1997-11-12
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Birmingham (Ala.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Death Place

        Kentfield (Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
        • Organization: (naf) United States. District Court (California : Northern District)
        • Organization: (naf) NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
        • Organization: (naf) National Urban League
        • Organization: (naf) American Bar Association
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
        • Affiliation Start: 1970
        • Affiliation End: 1976
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        (lcsh) Judges
          (lcsh) Soldiers
            (lcsh) Law teachers
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          • found: Alarcon, A.L. Oral history interview with Arthur L. Alarcon ... 1988?: leaf 31, etc. (Cecil F. Poole, Cecil Poole; legal sec. for Calif. Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Sr.)
          • found: WW Black Amer., 1988 (Poole, Cecil F., judge; b. March 1914, Birmingham, Ala; clemency sec. to Gov. Brown of Calif., 1959-61; U.S. Circuit Ct.: circuit judge 9th circuit, 1979- ; lives in San Francisco, Calif.)
          • found: Who was who in America, 1996-1998: (Poole, Cecil F.; circuit court judge; born, Birmingham, Ala., 1914; LL.B., University of Michigan; LL.M., Harvard University, 1939; practiced law in San Francisco; assistant district attorney, 1951-1958; US attorney, Northern District California, 1961-1970; regents prof. Law, Univ. Calif. Berkeley, 1970; counsel, firm of Jacobs, Sills & Coblentz, San Francisco, 1970-1976; US District Judge, Northern District California, 1976-1979; died: November 12, 1997)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed April 20, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Poole, Cecil F.; lawyer, judge, soldier; born 14 July, 1914, in Birmingham, Alabama, United States; law degree from University of Michigan (1938); master of law from Harvard University (1939); passed the Pennsylvania bar (1940); was an attorney for National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) (1941) and staff sergeant in the U.S. army (1942-1946); passed the California bar; became an assistant district attorney (1949), Clemency Secretary to the Governor of California (1958-1961), U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California (1961-1969); was appointed to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (1976), to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1979) and assumed senior judge status (1996); served as director of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Reform Fund (1971-1976) and was an adjunct professor at the University of California at Berkley (1970-1976); became a member of the National Urban League and American Bar Association; died 12 November 1997 in Kentfield, California, United States)
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