John Rhoades

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John Rhoades
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/28/1985 - 11/4/1995
Senior:   11/4/1995 - 9/3/2007
Preceded by:   Leland Nielsen
Succeeded by:   Thomas Whelan
Personal History
Born:   1925
Deceased:   2007
Undergraduate:   Stanford University (1948)
Law School:   University of California, Hastings College of Law (1951)

John Skylstead Rhoades, Sr. (1925-2007) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Rhoades was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 27, 1985, to a seat vacated by Leland Nielsen; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 25, 1985, and received commission on October 28, 1985. He assumed senior status on November 4, 1995. He served the Southern District of California until his death on September 3, 2007. Rhoades was succeeded in this position by Thomas Whelan.

Early life and education

  • Stanford University, A.B., 1948
  • University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1951

Professional career

  • U.S. Navy, 1943-1946
  • U.S. Naval Reserve, 1946-1966
  • Prosecuting attorney, San Diego, California, 1955-1956
  • Deputy city attorney, San Diego, California, 1956-1957
  • Private practice, San Diego, California, 1957-1985

Judicial career

Southern District of California

Rhoades was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 27, 1985, to a seat vacated by Leland Nielsen; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 25, 1985, and received commission on October 28, 1985.[1] He assumed senior status on November 4, 1995. He served the Southern District of California until his death on September 3, 2007. Rhoades was succeeded in this position by Thomas Whelan.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Leland Nielsen
Southern District of California
1985–1995
Succeeded by:
Thomas Whelan