Judges of the US District Court for the Northern District of California

Hoffman, Ogden Jr.
1851 – 1866, 1886 – 1891

Morrow, William W.
1891 – 1897

De Haven, John Jefferson
1897 – 1913

Van Fleet, William Cary
1907 – 1923

Dooling, Maurice Timothy
1913 – 1924

Partridge, John Slater
1923 – 1926

Kerrigan, Frank Henry
1924 – 1935

St. Sure, Adolphus Frederic
1925 – 1947

Louderback, Harold
1928 – 1941

Roche, Michael Joseph
1935 – 1958

Welsh, Martin Ignatius
1939 – 1946

Goodman, Louis Earl
1942 – 1961

Harris, George Bernard
1946 – 1970

Lemmon, Dal Millington
1947 – 1954

Erskine, Herbert Wilson
1949 – 1951

Carter, Oliver Jesse
1950 – 1976

Murphy, Edward Preston
1950 – 1958

Friedman, Monroe Mark
1952 – 1953

Hamlin, Oliver Deveta Jr.
1953 – 1958

Halbert, Sherrill
1954 – 1966

Wollenberg, Albert Charles
1958 – 1975

Burke, Lloyd Hudson
1958 – 1979

Sweigert, William Thomas
1959 – 1973

MacBride, Thomas Jamison
1961 – 1966

Zirpoli, Alfonso Joseph
1961 – 1975

Weigel, Stanley Alexander
1962 – 1982

Peckham, Robert Francis
1966 – 1988

Levin, Gerald Sanford
1969 – 1971

Schnacke, Robert Howard
1970 – 1983

Conti, Samuel
1970 – 2015

Williams, Spencer Mortimer
1971 – 1987

Renfrew, Charles Byron
1971 – 1980

Orrick, William Horsley Jr.
1974 – 1985

Ingram, William Austin
1976 – 1990

Poole, Cecil F.
1976 – 1980

Schwarzer, William W
1976 – 1991

Aguilar, Robert Peter
1980 – 1996

Henderson, Thelton Eugene
1980 – 2017

Patel, Marilyn Hall
1980 – 2009
Active through 2012

Lynch, Eugene F.
1982 – 1997

Vukasin, John P. Jr.
1983 – 1993

Legge, Charles A.
1984 – 2001

Jensen, Delwen Lowell
1986 – 2014

Smith, Fern M.
1988 – 2003

Walker, Vaughn R.
1989 – 2011

Ware, James
1990 – 2012

Armstrong, Saundra Brown
1991 – present

Caulfield, Barbara A.
1991 – 1994

Whyte, Ronald M.
1992 – 2016

Wilken, Claudia Ann
1993 – present

Chesney, Maxine M.
1995 – present

Illston, Susan Yvonne
1995 – present

Breyer, Charles R.
1997 – present

Jenkins, Martin J.
1997 – 2008

Fogel, Jeremy D.
1998 – 2018

Alsup, William Haskell
1999 – present

Hamilton, Phyllis Jean
2000 – present

White, Jeffrey Steven
2002 – present

Seeborg, Richard G.
2010 – present

Koh, Lucy Haeran
2010 – present

Davila, Edward John
2011 – present

Chen, Edward Milton
2011 – present

Gonzalez Rogers, Yvonne
2011 – present

Tigar, Jon Steven
2013 – present

Orrick, William H.
2013 – present

Freeman, Beth Labson
2014 – present

Donato, James
2014 – present

Chhabria, Vince
2014 – present

Haywood S. Gilliam
2014 – present