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appellate, 131-132, 177

federal, district, 162

jurisdiction, 149

juvenile, 119, 120, 154

municipal, 94, 100-107, 111-114

superior, 119, 120, 154

three judge, 175-177

See also U.S. District Court
Cronin, Melvin, 119
Culinen, 46
Cunningham, Leo, 97



Deasy, Judge, 62-63

death penalty, 192

Democratic party, in San Francisco, 46, 75, 77, 80

Devine, Preston, 100

district attorney s office, 105, 113

Dominican order, 32

Donohue, F. Joseph, 182

Downey, Sheridan, 126-127

Driscoll, Patricia, 17, 45-46, 60, 73, 140, 171

Duffey, Vincent, 51

Dunn, Frank, 98

Dunn, Lucy, 65

Dunne, Arthur B., 146, 148

Dunne, Peter, 146



election campaigns, 1938 Assembly, 76-80, 83
Erskine, Herbert, 138-139
Estate of Flood, 63



Family, the, 49, 51

Faulkner, Harold, 160-161, 163

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 143

Finn, Tom, 80

Flood, Jim, 62

Ford, George, 62, 160

freedom of the press, 185

Friml, Kay Ling, 52-53

Friml, Rudolf, 51-55, 130



221



Garrick Theater, 26-28

Gavin, Constance May, 62

Getty, Gale Harris, 59

Gibson, Phil, 53, 85-86, 88, 94, 106, 120, 131

Gibson, Vickie, 85, 94

Golden, Joseph, 98

Goldsmith, Richard, 133-134, 136

Goldwyn, Samuel, 174

Goodman, Louis E., 131, 135, 137, 139, 144, 152, 187, 192



Hallinan, Vincent, 74-75, 182-183

Hammond, Naomi, 92

Harris, Aileen Duffy, 57-59, 83-84

Harris, Bernard Dugan, 3, 8, 18-21

Harris, George Washington, 2

Harris, Gertrude Howard, 3

Harris, Nieves de la Sierra, 2, 8, 16

Harris Corporation, 11

Harris family, Iff, 142

Hawaii, labor unions, 175-177, 179

Hennessy, Frank, 164-165, 172

Henning, John (Jack), 2, 4, 9, 12, 13, 35

Henry, Brother, 26

Hill, Burfick, 28

Hillings, Pat, 152

Howard, Charles Sheldon, 5, 7, 8, 11, 43

Howard, Mary McLean, 3-8, 13, 15, 18, 34-35



International Longshoremen s & Warehousemen s Union [ILWU]

ILWU v. Ackerman, 175
Irish, in San Francisco, 5, 13, 15, 80-81



Jastrow, H.A. , 21, 23

Jesuits, 17, 29

judges, municipal, 97-100

appointment of, 86-87, 93-95, 122-130, 139a, 154, 165, 191

orientation, 98, 100-101

presiding, 111-113

temporary assignment, 119-120
judging, 108-111, 118, 131-133, 169, 179
judicial discretion, 96
judicial ethics, 36-37, 124, 163
juries, instructions to, 185-186
jury, grand, federal, 152-127
jury selection, 133, 142-146, 149-152, 177



222



Karesh, Joseph, 154-156

Kern County, California, land development in, 3, 2-21

Kern County Land Company, 21, 22-23

Knowland, William, 126-128, 139a



labor unions, 12, 134

in Hawaii, 175-177, 179

litigation, 178

Seattle maritime strike, 1948, 43
Lacau, Mathilde, 92
law clerk, 100

law school, 20, 32, 35, 37, 40
Leo, Brother, 14, 15, 25, 97
Lewis, Father Reginald, 32-33
Lewis, Marvin, 77, 79
Los Angeles, lawyers in, 39
Louderback, Harold, 163-164



Mclnnis, James, 182-183

McMahon, John J. , 92, 99, 102

McNab, Gavin, 38-39, 43-47, 59-61, 64-65, 73, 75-76

McNab, John, 46

Malone, William, 75-76, 80-91

Mary s Help Hospital, 135

Matson Navigation Company, 179

Medina, Herold, 181

Metzger, Delbert, 175-176, 178

Michelson, Twin, 99

Mitchell, Edward, 169

Molkenbuhr, Edward, 100

Murphy, Edward Preston, 88, 139, 152, 157, 174, 187



National Labor Relations Act, 178
NLRB v. Gerald Brown, 179
Native Sons of the Golden West, 55-56
naturalization, litigation, 181
Nixon, Richard M. , 139a



O Connor and Faulkner, 160
O Gara, Gerald, 155-156
Olson, Culbert, 78-79, 86
Olson, Richard, 87



223



Peck and Howard Company, 6

Peckham, I.M., 1, 2, 57, 125-126, 156

Peckham, Robert F., 1, 193

philanthropy, 2, 135

Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, 48

Pope, Walter, 177

pretrial procedures, 69-72, 143, 149, 159

probation, 116-118

public defender, 102-107



Queen s bench, 92-93



Redding, California, 138

Republican party, in San Francisco, 46, 77, 80

Richman, Howard, 28

Roche, Michael J. , 133-134, 136, 144, 180

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 184-185



Sacred Heart College, 25-27

St. Dominic s Church, 15, 32

St. Sure, Adolphus Frederick, 130, 136, 162, 169

Samuel Goldwyn v. Fox West Coast, 174

San Francisco

district attorney s office, 82, 94-97

grand jury, 1951-1952, 152-157

municipal court, 85, 94-107, 111-114, 134

1906 fire, 10-11

politics in, 43, 46, 55-56, 75-83

port security in WW II, 89

superior court, 119, 120, 154
Schmulowitz, Nat, 4,, 47, 60-61, 64-65, 76
sentencing, 110-111
Seymour, Whitney North, 67
Shelley, Jack, 89
Shortridge, Samuel, 163
Simpson, Father, 32
Society of California Pioneers, 57
Sons of Cincinattus, 81-82

Southern Pacific Company, 143, 145-146, 148-149
Stanford University, Law School, 41
statute of limitations, 181
Sutro, Jack, 123-124
Sweigert , William, 189



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Taafe, John, 62-66
Taft-Hartley Act, 43

litigation under, 178
test case, 177
Tevis family, 22-24
Tevis, Gordon, 21
Tevis, Willy, 21-23
theater, in San Francisco, 26, 49-53
Thiel, Gilbert, 145

Thiel v. Southern Pacific, 142, 144, 149-150, 152
Thomas, Brother, 13
trial lawyers association, 103
trucking industry in San Francisco, 5, 9, 12
Truman, Harry, 129

United States Appeals Court, Ninth Circuit, 181

United States attorney s office, 95, 154-156, 164-165, 170-171, 174, 177, 182

United States Coast Guard, volunteers in WW II, 89-91

United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 122-126,

133-134, 159, 162-162, 167, 187-191

administration, 108

caseloads, 124, 139, 150

judges, 134-137

jurisdiction, 137-139
United States Senate, 163

Judiciary Committee, 122n, 126-127
United States Supreme Court, 186-187

U.S. v. American Can Company, 66-68, 158-159, 167-173
U.S. v. Harry Bridges, 180-187
U.S. v. Continental Can Company, 171
U.S. v. Hallinan, 75

U.S. v. International Longshoremen s & Warehousemen s Union, 43
U.S. v. Loew s, 174

U.S. v. United Shoe Machinery Corp., 66-67
University of San Francisco, 36

Vanessi, Joe, 52

Warren, Earl, 82, 90

Welsh, Martin, 136-137

Wollenberg, Albert, Sr., 76-79, 189

World War II, and civilians in San Francisco, 89-92

selective service, 197, 114-115
Wright, Loyd, 61
Wyzanski, Charles, 66-67, 132

Zirpoli, Alfonso, 102, 114



Gabrielle Morris

Graduate of Connecticut College, New London,
1950, in economics; independent study in
journalism and creative writing; additional
study at Trinity College and Stanford University.

Historian, U.S. Air Force, documenting Berlin
Air Lift, other issues of 1945-1952; public
relations and advertising for retail and theater
organizations in Connecticut; research, writing,
policy development on Bay Area community issues
for University of California, Bay Area Council
of Social Planning, Berkeley Unified School
District, League of Women Voters.

Interviewer-editor, Regional Oral History
Office, The Bancroft Library, 1970-present ;
coordinator, Government History Documentation
Project, 1979-present.



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