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Pamela Rymer

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Pamela Rymer
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Station:   Pasadena, CA
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   5/22/1989 - 9/2011
Preceded by:   Anthony M. Kennedy
Past post:   Central District of California
Past term:   1983 - 1989
Past position:   Seat #11
Personal History
Born:   January 6, 1941
Hometown:   Knoxville, TN
Deceased:   September 21, 2011
Undergraduate:   Vassar College 1961
Law School:   Stanford Law School 1964

Pamela Ann Rymer was a federal judge with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco. She joined the court in 1989 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. She passed away in September 2011.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Rymer graduated from Vassar with her bachelor's degree in 1961 and later from Stanford Law with her J.D. degree in 1964.[2]

Professional career

Rymer was the Director of Political Research and Analysis for the "Goldwater for President" Committee in 1964. Rymer was a private practice attorney in California from 1966 to 1983 and also served as a member and chairman of the State of California's California Post-Secondary Education Commission.[2]

Judicial career

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Pete Wilson, Rymer was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by President George H.W. Bush on February 28, 1989 to a seat vacated by Anthony M. Kennedy as Kennedy was appointed to Associate Justice of the United States for the Supreme Court of the United States. Rymer was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 18, 1989 on the unanimous consent of the Senate and received commission on May 22, 1989.[3]

Central District of California

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Pete Wilson, Rymer was nominated to the United States District Court for the Central District of California by Ronald Reagan on January 31, 1983 to a seat vacated by William Gray. Rymer was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 23, 1983, and received commission on February 24, 1983.[2] Rymer was succeeded in this position by Robert Bonner.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Gray
Central District of California
1983–1989
Seat #11
Succeeded by:
Robert Bonner
Preceded by:
Anthony M. Kennedy
Ninth Circuit
1989–2011
Succeeded by:
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