Luther Wallace Youngdahl
Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Nominated by Harry S. Truman on July 6, 1951; Confirmed by the Senate on August 28, 1951, and received commission on August 29, 1951. Assumed senior status on 5/29/1966. Service terminated on 6/21/1978, due to death.
Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A., 1919
University of Minnesota Law School, LL.B., 1921
U.S. Army Second Lieutenant, World War I
Assistant city attorney, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1921-1924
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1924-1930
Judge, Minneapolis Municipal Court, 1930-1936
Judge, District Court of Hennepin County, Minnesota, 1936-1942
Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1942-1946
State Governor, Minnesota, 1947-1951