San Francisco (Jul. 5)
A Gentile judge, administering the oath of office to a Jewish magistrate, cited a passage from the Old Testament as part of the inaugural ceremonies.
The new member of the San Francisco superior bench is Judge Isadore M. Golden, who also is first vice-president of the Constitution Grand Lodge of B’nai B’rith. A former justice of the peace, he had been appointed to the superior bench by Governor Frank Merriam to fill a vacancy.