American attorney who served as a federal judge. He was appointed to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in 1966.
He attended the University of California, Los Angeles and received his law degree from Harvard Law School.
He served in the United States Army from 1941 to 1945 and attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
He was born in Los Angeles, California, and opened a law practice there.
He was nominated for the District Court position by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.