William Cambridge

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
William Cambridge
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   6/6/1988 - 7/11/2000
Chief:   1994 - 1999
Preceded by:   Arlen Beam
Succeeded by:   Laurie Smith Camp
Personal History
Born:   December 13, 1931
Hometown:   Atlantic, IA
Deceased:   September 30, 2004
Undergraduate:   U. of Nebraska at Lincoln, B.S., 1953
Law School:   U. of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1955
Military service:   U.S. Army 1955 - 1965



William G. Cambridge (1931-2004) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

Cambridge was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on April 13, 1988, to a seat vacated by Clarence Arlen Beam; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 27, 1988, and received commission on June 6, 1988. From 1994-1999, he served as the chief judge.[1] He served the District of Nebraska until his retirement on July 11, 2000. Cambridge was succeeded in this position by Laurie Smith Camp.

Early life and education

  • University of Nebraska at Lincoln, B.S., 1953
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 19550

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1955-1957
  • U.S. Army Reserve, 1957-1965
  • Private practice, Hastings, Nebraska, 1957-1981
  • District judge, Tenth Judicial District, State of Nebraska, 1981-1988

Judicial career

District of Nebraska

Cambridge was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on April 13, 1988, to a seat vacated by Clarence Arlen Beam; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 27, 1988, and received commission on June 6, 1988. From 1994-1999, he served as the chief judge. He served the District of Nebraska until his retirement on July 11, 2000. Cambridge was succeeded in this position by Laurie Smith Camp.

External links

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Arlen Beam
District of Nebraska
1988–2000
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Laurie Smith Camp