Born: June 2, 1891
Laramie, Wyoming

Died: November 7, 1969

Thurman Wesley Arnold

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit

Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 11, 1943; Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1943, and received commission on March 11, 1943Service terminated on 7/9/1945, due to resignation.

Education:

Princeton University, B.A., 1911
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Lieutenant, Field Artillery,  -1919
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1914-1919
Private practice, Laramie, Wyoming, 1919-1927
Member, Wyoming House of Representatives, 1921
Mayor, Laramie, Wyoming, 1923-1924
Lecturer, University of Wyoming, 1921-1926
Dean, College of Law, West Virginia University, 1927-1930
Visiting professor, Yale University, 1930-1931
Professor of law, Yale University, 1931-1938
Special assistant to general counsel, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 1933
Assistant U.S. attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1938-1943
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1945

University of Wyoming American Heritage Center, Laramie, Wyo

  • Papers, 1938-1942.
  • 779 items, 23 vols., and 7 folders; collection contains correspondence, memoranda, addresses, and other papers relating to Arnold’s service as assistant U.S. attorney general.
  • Constantine Peter Arnold papers, 1841-1943; ca. 22 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.
  • Philo Clarke Calhoun papers, 1771-1964; 12.83 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.
  • William McCullough papers, 1900-1968; 11.3 cubic ft. (19 boxes); correspondence concerning the Evalyn McLean estate.

Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Ala.

  • Clifford Judkins Durr papers, 1899-1976; 16 cubic ft. (46 archives boxes, 1 oversize box, and 5 oversize folders); finding aid; correspondence

University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

  • Thomas Vernor Smith papers, 1934-1946; 5 ft.; correspondence.

Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Del.

  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Series II), 1765-1962; 530 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Mass.

  • Papers of Thomas Reed Powell, 1905-1955; 10 linear ft. (ca. 6,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Haverford College, Haverford, Pa.

  • Fred Rodell papers, 1931-1974; ca. 350 items in 2 boxes; correspondence.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

  • Thomas Swann Harding papers, 1921-1959; ca. 3 ft. (1,800 items); correspondence.
  • Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983; 110 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Blair Moody papers, 1928-1954; 31 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.
  • Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949; 106 linear ft., 39 vols., and 2 oversize folders; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Va.

  • West Virginia State Board of Control correspondence, 1909-1949; 102 ft.; correspondence.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.

  • William Kirsch papers, 1921-1954; 3.7 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Yale University Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, Conn.

  • Usher L. Burdick papers, 1945-1972; .75 linear ft.; correspondence.
  • Matthew Josephson papers, 1917-1979; 8.5 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Yale University Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, Conn.

  • Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection, 1920-1975; 33 linear ft. (53 boxes, 2 folios, 1 vol.); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Edwin Montefiore Borchard papers, 1910-1950; 61 linear ft. (148 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Charles Edward Clark papers, 1907-1967; 56 linear ft. (140 boxes, 1 folio); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972; 104.25 linear ft. (218 boxes, 1 folio, 1 vol.); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • John Punnett Peters papers, 1909-1981; 13.25 linear ft. (34 boxes); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts