Edward Rafeedie

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Edward Rafeedie
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #9
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   9/24/1982 - 1/6/1996
Senior:   1/6/1996 - 3/25/2008
Preceded by:   David Williams
Succeeded by:   Christina Snyder
Personal History
Born:   1929
Deceased:   2008
Undergraduate:   University of Southern California (1956)
Law School:   University of Southern California Law School (1959)

Edward Rafeedie (1929-2008) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Rafeedie was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on August 24, 1982, to a seat vacated by David Williams; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 1982, and received commission on September 24, 1982. He assumed senior status on January 6, 1996. He served the Central District of California until his death on March 25, 2008. Rafeedie was succeeded in this position by Christina Snyder.

Early life and education

  • University of Southern California, B.S., 1956
  • University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 1959

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1950-1952
  • Private practice, Santa Monica, California, 1959-1969
  • Judge, Municipal Court of the Santa Monica Judicial District, California, 1969-1971
  • Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1971-1982

Judicial career

Central District of California

Rafeedie was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on August 24, 1982, to a seat vacated by David Williams; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 1982, and received commission on September 24, 1982. He assumed senior status on January 6, 1996. He served the Central District of California until his death on March 25, 2008. Rafeedie was succeeded in this position by Christina Snyder.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
David Williams
Central District of California
1982–1996
Seat #9
Succeeded by:
Christina Snyder