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Cambridge, William G.

Born December 13, 1931, in Atlantic, IA
Died September 30, 2004, in Omaha, NE

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska

Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 13, 1988, to a seat vacated by C. Arlen Beam. Confirmed by the Senate on May 27, 1988, and received commission on June 6, 1988. Served as chief judge, 1994-1999. Assumed inactive senior status, July 11, 2000.


University of Nebraska at Lincoln, B.S., 1953

University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1955

Professional Career

Private practice, Hastings, Nebraska, 1957-1981

District judge, Tenth Judicial District, State of Nebraska, 1981-1988


U.S. Army, 1955-1957

U.S. Army Reserve, 1957-1965


Oath of Office (July 22, 1988)

Oral History, Creighton University School of Law     Download Oral History Video *
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Resolution: In Memoriam (October 20, 2005)