David Bazelon

Born: September 3, 1909
Superior, Wisconsin

Died: February 19, 1993
Washington, D.C.

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

Acrylic on canvas 39 1/2″ X 32″

Artist
John Ulbricht (1926 – ) was born in Havana, Cuba. He became a United States citizen and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He painted the portraits of many famous people in the United States and abroad including former First Lady Betty Ford, Robert Graves, Joan Miro, Lord Mountbatten of Burma, and poet Pablo Neruda. His portrait of Lord Mountbatten was purchased by the National Portrait Gallery of London for its permanent collection. Mr. Ulbricht served for two years as Assistant Director of the Denver Art Museum.

Mr. Ulbricht’s wife, Angela von Neumann, is also an artist.

Year Painted
1975

The Bazalon Courts 1962-1978

Professional Career:

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

University of Pennsylvania Law School Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Papers, 1946-1993. ca. 98.5 linear ft.; finding aid; collection contains correspondence, case files (1964-1981), subject files, administrative material, speeches, lectures, and miscellaneous writings.

Harvard University Law School Cambridge, Mass.

  • Papers of Sheldon Glueck, 1916-1972; 54 linear ft. (ca. 35,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Papers of Joseph Berry Keenan, 1942-1947; ca. 650 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Library of Congress Washington, D.C.

  • William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998; 434.8 linear ft. (379,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980; 714 linear ft. (633,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990; 120.7 linear ft. (78,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • Shirley M. Hufstedler papers, 1979-1981; 5 containers (1,359 items); correspondence.
  • Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980; 94 linear ft. (80,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • Elijah Barrett Prettyman papers, 1901-1971; 62 linear ft. (57,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.
  • Simon Ernest Sobeloff papers, 1882-1973; 158 linear ft. (95,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Radcliffe College Schlesinger Library on the History of Women Cambridge, Mass.

  • Justine Wise Polier papers, 1892-1990; 24.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Yale University Sterling Memorial Library New Haven, Conn.

  • Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972; 104.25 linear ft. (218 boxes, 1 folio, 1 vol.); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts