Edward Curran

Born: May 10, 1903
Bangor, Maine

Died: January 10, 1988

Edward M. Curran

Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia Nominated by Harry S. Truman on January 8, 1947; Confirmed by the Senate on February 3, 1947, and received commission on February 5, 1947. Served as chief judge, 1966 – 1971. Assumed senior status on April 2, 1971. Service terminated on 1/10/1988, due to death.

University of Maine, A.B., 1928
Catholic University of America School of Law, LL.B., 1927

Frame Dimensions
47.5″ x 37.5″

Canvas Dimensions
42″ x 32″

Overall Condition
Canvas is slightly loose inside of frame. There is some wear on the unbacked canvas.

Artist
Guy Steele Fairlamb was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in a Navy family. He traveled with his family to many parts of the world, living on Guam before the family moved to Baltimore and then to Chevy Chase, Maryland. He studied at the Corcoran School and at the Maryland Institute College of Art, receiving a B.F.A degree. He was appointed artist-in-residence at St. Johns College and later opened a studio and worked in Georgetown and in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Mr. Fairlamb is a realist painter who works primarily in oils. He also paints in water color and pastels. While he is particularly interested in painting seascapes, Mr. Fairlamb also has painted murals, sports action subjects, and portraits of high-ranking officials in the judiciary, the military, and academia. Mr. Fairlamb’s work is in several private collections.

Professional Career:

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1928-1934
Assistant corporation counsel, District of Columbia, 1934-1936
Judge, District of Columbia Police Court, 1936-1940
U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1940-1946

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, West Branch, Iowa

  • Walter Trohan papers, 1917-1978; 53 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.
Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts