David L. Bazelon
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950; Confirmed by the Senate on February 8, 1950, and received commission on February 10, 1950. Served as chief judge, 1962-1978. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1979. Service terminated on February 19, 1993, due to death.
Northwestern University, B.S.L, 1931
Read law, 1932
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1932-1935
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1935-1946
Assistant U.S. attorney general, U.S. Lands Division, 1946-1949