Born: September 4, 1882
Washington, D.C.

Died: September 17, 1953

James McPherson Proctor

Associate Justice, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia].

Nominated by Herbert Hoover on February 6, 1931, to a seat vacated by William Hitz; Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1931, and received commission on March 2, 1931. Service terminated on March 5, 1948, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit.

Nominated by Harry S. Truman on February 2, 1948, to a seat vacated by Harold M. Stephens; Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1948, and received commission on March 5, 1948. Service terminated on September 17, 1953, due to death.

Education:
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1904

Frame Dimensions
Oil on canvas 41″ X 33″

Artist
Seymour Hensum – No information is available.

Year Painted
1961

Professional Career:

Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1905-1909
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1909-1913
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1913-1931
Special assistant U.S. attorney general, Washington, D.C., 1929-1931

Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts