Walter M. Bastian
Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Nominated by Harry S. Truman on November 27, 1950; Confirmed by the Senate on December 14, 1950, and received commission on December 22, 1950. Service terminated on 12/15/1954, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit. Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on 9/20/54; Confirmed by the Senate on 12/2/1954, and received commission on 12/3/1954. Assumed senior status on 3/16/1965. Service terminated on 3/12/1975, due to death.
University of Michigan, LL.B., 1867
First lieutenant, chemical warfare service, World War I
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1915-1950
Lecturer, National University School of Law, 1918-1948