Personal and professional papers of Wiley W. Manuel, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court from 1977 to 1981.
Materials date from 1939 through 2010.
Born on August 28, 1927, in Oakland, California, Justice Wiley William Manuel was the first African American appointed to
the California Supreme Court. He received his early education in Berkeley, California, and served in the U.S. Army from February
1946 to May 1947. In 1951 he graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a bachelor's degree in economics.
In 1953 he graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of
the Hastings Law Journal. Following graduation, he served for twenty-three years with the California Department of Justice
as a deputy attorney general, assistant attorney general, and chief assistant attorney general in the San Francisco Office.
13.12 Cubic feet
(3 record storage cartons, 4 legal document boxes, 8 flat storage boxes, 1 judicial robe)
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