Manuel Real

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Manuel Real
Manuel Lawrence Real.jpg
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California
In office
November 4, 2018 – June 26, 2019
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California
In office
1982–1993
Preceded byA. Andrew Hauk
Succeeded byWilliam Matthew Byrne Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California
In office
November 3, 1966 – November 4, 2018
Appointed byLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded bySeat established by 80 Stat. 75
Succeeded byvacant
Personal details
Pronunciationreal, not reál
Born
Manuel Lawrence Real

(1924-01-27)January 27, 1924
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
DiedJune 29, 2019(2019-06-29) (aged 95)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Southern California (B.S.)
Loyola Law School (LL.B.)

Manuel Lawrence Real (January 27, 1924 – June 26, 2019) was a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He was appointed in 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. He was the last remaining federal judge in active service appointed by Johnson.[1]

He was the longest-serving active federal judge until his retirement in 2018.

Real died on June 26, 2019 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 95.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. O'Donnell, Santiago (May 6, 1991). "Tough Judge to Hear Suit Over Latino Voting Rights". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 13, 2011.
  2. Manuel Real, Long-Serving and Frequently Reversed District Judge, Dies at 95