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Thomas J. MacBride


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-08 63599 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-08 70557 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Jamison MacBride
Born: March 25, 1914 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Martha Harrold (in 1947)
Children: Peter Harold, Thomas Jamison Jr., David Baxter, and Laurie
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: January 6, 2000 in Sacramento, CA

1940-1942: Law Clerk, Office of the Deputy State Attorney General
1961-1966: Justice, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
1966-2000: Justice, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of California

  • As a District Court judge in 1975, MacBride tried Charles Manson follower Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme for her attempt to assassinate President Ford.

Source: California Blue Book (1958)
Souce: History of the Federal Judiciary; Biographical Directory of Federal Judges by the Federal Judicial Center