This collection contains the personal and professional papers
of Judge Irving Hill (1915-1998), who served as a United States District Judge in
California, chiefly dating from 1960 to 1998. The vast majority of the professional
papers originated from Hill's tenure as a U.S. District Court judge.
Irving Hill (February 6, 1915-March 18, 1998) was a United States federal judge based in
Los Angeles, California. Hill was born on February 6, 1915 in Lincoln, Nebraska,
eight years after his parents had immigrated to the U.S. from Russia in 1907. After
his graduation from Lincoln High School in 1932, Hill spent the next four years
(1932-36) at the University of Nebraska. In his senior year Hill was named the
state’s sole nominee for the Rhodes Scholarship. In 1936 Hill entered Harvard Law
School and graduated cum laude in 1939. He was an editor of the Harvard Law Review
and president of his graduating class. Hill married his college sweetheart Maydee
Taylor in 1939.
16,617 pieces in 58 boxes and 1 oversize folder
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