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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington|
|Title:||Former Federal Judge|
|Appointed by:||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|Active:||6/17/1959 - 4/21/1972|
|Chief:||1959 - 1972|
|Senior:||4/21/1972 - 8/17/1975|
|Preceded by:||Samuel Driver|
|Born:||April 19, 1902|
|Home State:||Lawrence, KS|
|Deceased:||August 17, 1975|
|Law School:||U. of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1925|
Charles Lawrence Powell (1902-1975) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.
Powell was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on May 26, 1959, to a seat vacated by Samuel Driver; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 16, 1959, and received his commission on June 17th. From 1959-1972, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on April 21, 1972. He served the Eastern District of Washington until his death on August 17, 1975.
- University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1925
- Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1925-1929
- Private practice, Kennewick, Washington, 1929-1959
- Prosecuting attorney, Benton County, Washington, 1931-1934, 1941-1946
- City attorney, Kennewick, Washington, 1934-1944
|Magistrate judges||James Hutton • Cynthia Imbrogno •|
|Former Article III judges||
Edward Whitson • Frank Rudkin • John Stanley Webster • Lloyd Black • Samuel Driver • William Goodwin • William Lindberg • Alan McDonald • Robert McNichols • Marshall Neill • Charles Powell • Lewis Schwellenbach • Jack Tanner •
|Former Chief judges|