Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Harry S. Truman on January 5, 1950; Confirmed by the Senate on February 27, 1950, and received commission on March 1, 1950. Assumed senior status on 12/31/1964. Service terminated on 2/5/1976, due to death.
Education: University of Nebraska, A.B., 1908
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1910
Good. Lacks backing. Some minor wearing of gilding.
Artist is Ben Shutes.
Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1910-1935
Special Master in Chancery, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 1916-1918
U.S. Army, American Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919
U.S. Army Reserve Major, 1919-1921
U.S. Representative from Nebraska, 1935-1943
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska, 1942
Member, American-Mexican Claims Commission, 1943-1947
Member, U.S. Indian Claims Commission, 1947-1949