William Orrick

 

 

Age: 87

 

Summary: federal judge appointed by Richard Nixon in 1974 who is best known for taking over the Patty Hearst case in 1977 after the original judge died, and who sentenced Hearst to seven years in prison.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: October 10, 1915

 

Died: August 15, 2003

 

Location: San Francisco, California