Born: July 20, 1894
Cloverport, Kentucky

Died: September 10, 1949
York, Maine

Wiley Blount Rutledge

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

Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 21, 1939; Confirmed by the Senate on April 4, 1939, and received commission on May 2, 1939Service terminated on 2/14/1943, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Supreme Court of the United States

Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 21, 1939; Confirmed by the Senate on 2/8/1943, and received commission on 2/11/1943. Service terminated on 9/10/1949, due to death.

Education:
University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1914
University of Colorado School of Law, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career:

Private Practice, Boulder, Colorado, 1922-1924
Associate Professor of law, University of Colorado, 1924-1926
Professor of law, Washington University School of Law, 1926-1935
Acting Dean, 1930-1931
Dean, 1931-1935
Professor of law and dean, State University of Iowa College of Law, 1935-1939

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

  • Papers, 1912-1959.
  • 105 shelf ft. (76,100 items); finding aid; collection contains family papers (1920-1949), general correspondence (1926-1951), a U.S. court of appeals file (1939-1949), a U.S. Supreme Court file (1942-1949), an academic file (1925-1940), a speeches and writings file (1912-1949), and a miscellaneous file (1915-1959).
  • Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977; 37,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Mass.

  • Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965; 115 linear ft. (ca. 45,000 items); finding aid; restricted; represented in case files and correspondence.
  • Papers of Thomas Reed Powell, 1905-1955; 10 linear ft. (ca. 6,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

  • John Nelson Calhoun papers, 1923-1954; 8 ft.; correspondence. John Carlisle Pryor papers, 1920-1976; 3 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Henry Moore Bates papers, 1886-1950; 5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.
  • Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949; 106 linear ft., 39 vols., and 2 oversize folders; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • George Murphy papers, 1911-1961; 15 linear ft. and 1 vol.; finding aid; correspondence. Stella Brunt Osborn papers, 1916-1983; 36 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

  • Walter Wyatt papers, 1916-1963; ca. 44,000 items; finding aid; restricted; represented in several diaries and Supreme Court files.

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.
  • Charles Nagel papers, 1877-1940; 28.25 linear ft. (68 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.
Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts