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List of federal judges appointed by Franklin D. Roosevelt

President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Following is a list of all Article III United States federal judges appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during his presidency.[1] In total Roosevelt appointed 193 Article III federal judges, more than twice as many as the previous record of 79 appointed by Calvin Coolidge. These included 9 Justices to the Supreme Court of the United States, including 1 lateral appointment of a sitting Associate Justice as Chief Justice, 51 judges to the United States Courts of Appeals, and 133 judges to the United States district courts.

Additionally, 13 Article I federal judge appointments are listed, including 3 judges to the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 4 judges to the United States Court of Claims and 6 judges to the United States Customs Court.

Contents

United States Supreme Court JusticesEdit

# Justice Seat State Former Justice Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Confirmation
vote
Began
active service
Ended
active service
1 Hugo Black 1 Alabama Willis Van Devanter August 12, 1937 August 17, 1937 63–16 August 18, 1937 September 17, 1971
2 Stanley Forman Reed 6 Kentucky George Sutherland January 15, 1938 January 25, 1938 voice vote January 27, 1938 February 25, 1957
3 Felix Frankfurter 2 New York Benjamin N. Cardozo January 5, 1939 January 17, 1939 voice vote January 20, 1939 August 28, 1962
4 William O. Douglas 4 Washington[2] Louis Brandeis March 20, 1939 April 4, 1939 62–4 April 15, 1939 November 12, 1975
5 Frank Murphy 10 Michigan Pierce Butler January 4, 1940 January 16, 1940 voice vote January 18, 1940 July 19, 1949
6 James F. Byrnes 3 South Carolina James Clark McReynolds June 12, 1941 June 12, 1941 voice vote June 25, 1941 October 3, 1942
7 Harlan F. Stone Chief New York Charles Evans Hughes June 12, 1941 June 27, 1941 voice vote July 3, 1941[3] April 22, 1946
8 Robert H. Jackson 9 New York Harlan F. Stone June 12, 1941 July 7, 1941 voice vote July 11, 1941 October 9, 1954
9 Wiley Blount Rutledge 3 Missouri[4] James F. Byrnes January 11, 1943 February 8, 1943 voice vote February 11, 1943 September 10, 1949

Courts of AppealsEdit

# Judge Circuit Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 Joseph William Woodrough Eighth April 3, 1933 April 12, 1933 April 12, 1933 January 3, 1961 October 2, 1977
2 Francis Arthur Garrecht Ninth May 4, 1933 May 16, 1933 May 19, 1933 August 11, 1948
3 Sam G. Bratton Tenth June 1, 1933 June 1, 1933 June 1, 1933 March 1, 1961 September 22, 1963
4 Louis Fitzhenry Seventh June 3, 1933 June 10, 1933 June 16, 1933 November 18, 1935
5 Florence Ellinwood Allen[5] Sixth March 6, 1934 March 15, 1934 March 21, 1934 October 5, 1959 September 12, 1966
6 Charles Breckenridge Faris Eighth January 14, 1935 January 25, 1935 January 31, 1935 November 30, 1935 December 18, 1938
7 William Denman Ninth January 10, 1935 January 29, 1935 February 1, 1935 July 3, 1957 March 9, 1959
8 Clifton Mathews Ninth March 13, 1935 March 20, 1935 March 23, 1935 June 30, 1953 September 7, 1962
9 Harold Montelle Stephens D.C. July 23, 1935 July 24, 1935 July 27, 1935 March 9, 1948[6]
10 Bert E. Haney Ninth August 21, 1935 August 23, 1935 August 24, 1935 September 18, 1943
11 Seth Thomas Eighth January 6, 1936 January 22, 1936 December 2, 1935[7] May 1, 1954 February 2, 1962
12 Edwin R. Holmes Fifth August 23, 1935 March 19, 1936 March 20, 1936 November 30, 1954 December 10, 1961
13 John Biggs Jr. Third February 3, 1937 February 10, 1937 February 16, 1937 October 30, 1965 April 15, 1979
14 James Earl Major Seventh March 9, 1937 March 17, 1937 March 23, 1937 March 23, 1956 January 4, 1972
15 Robert L. Williams Tenth March 25, 1937 April 20, 1937 April 21, 1937 March 31, 1939 April 10, 1948
16 Albert Lee Stephens Sr. Ninth June 8, 1937 June 15, 1937 June 18, 1937 January 25, 1961 January 15, 1965
17 William Healy Ninth June 8, 1937 June 15, 1937 June 21, 1937 November 30, 1958 March 15, 1962
18 Justin Miller D.C. August 20, 1937 August 21, 1937 August 23, 1937 September 30, 1945
19 Duncan Lawrence Groner D.C. November 26, 1937 December 3, 1937 December 7, 1937[8] March 8, 1948 July 17, 1957
20 Henry White Edgerton D.C. November 26, 1937 December 9, 1937 December 15, 1937 April 22, 1963 February 23, 1970
21 Fred M. Vinson D.C. November 26, 1937 December 9, 1937 December 15, 1937 May 28, 1943
22 Walter Emanuel Treanor Seventh December 11, 1937 December 21, 1937 December 27, 1937 April 26, 1941
23 Elwood Hamilton Sixth February 25, 1938 March 1, 1938 March 4, 1938 September 19, 1945
24 Albert Branson Maris Third June 14, 1938 June 16, 1938 June 24, 1938 December 31, 1958 February 7, 1989
25 Leon Clarence McCord Fifth June 9, 1938 June 15, 1938 June 24, 1938 February 26, 1951 February 11, 1952
26 William Clark Third June 10, 1938 June 16, 1938 June 25, 1938 March 24, 1943
27 Otto Kerner Sr. Seventh January 5, 1939 February 1, 1939 November 21, 1938[9] December 13, 1952
28 Herschel Whitfield Arant Sixth February 9, 1939 February 21, 1939 March 4, 1939 January 14, 1941
29 Francis Biddle Third February 9, 1939 February 28, 1939 March 4, 1939 January 22, 1940
30 Charles Edward Clark Second January 5, 1939 March 7, 1939 March 9, 1939 December 13, 1963
31 Robert P. Patterson Second February 9, 1939 March 20, 1939 March 21, 1939 July 30, 1940
32 Wiley Blount Rutledge D.C. March 21, 1939 April 4, 1939 May 2, 1939 February 14, 1943
33 Walter A. Huxman Tenth April 24, 1939 May 17, 1939 May 23, 1939 April 1, 1957 June 25, 1972
34 Calvert Magruder First April 24, 1939 June 1, 1939 June 3, 1939 June 12, 1959 May 22, 1968
35 Charles Alvin Jones Third July 14, 1939 July 18, 1939 July 25, 1939 December 31, 1944
36 Armistead Mason Dobie Fourth January 11, 1940 February 1, 1940 December 19, 1939[10] February 1, 1956 August 7, 1962
37 John Christopher Mahoney First January 11, 1940 February 7, 1940 February 12, 1940 December 20, 1950 November 18, 1952
38 Herbert Funk Goodrich Third March 5, 1940 May 7, 1940 May 10, 1940 June 25, 1962
39 John Donelson Martin Sr. Sixth August 12, 1940 August 27, 1940 September 4, 1940 April 2, 1962
40 Alfred P. Murrah Tenth August 5, 1940 August 29, 1940 September 4, 1940 May 1, 1970 October 30, 1975
41 Harvey M. Johnsen Eighth October 1, 1940 October 7, 1940 October 14, 1940 August 1, 1965 September 15, 1975
42 Peter Woodbury First January 31, 1941 February 18, 1941 February 25, 1941 December 31, 1964 November 17, 1970
43 Jerome Frank Second February 13, 1941 March 20, 1941 March 27, 1941 January 13, 1957
44 Thomas Francis McAllister Sixth April 25, 1941 May 19, 1941 May 22, 1941 January 1, 1963 November 10, 1976
45 Sherman Minton Seventh May 7, 1941 May 19, 1941 May 22, 1941 October 11, 1949
46 Walter Garrett Riddick Eighth December 1, 1941 December 16, 1941 December 19, 1941 July 31, 1953
47 Curtis L. Waller Fifth February 18, 1943 March 9, 1943 March 10, 1943 July 11, 1950
48 Thurman Arnold D.C. February 11, 1943 March 9, 1943 March 11, 1943 July 9, 1945
49 Gerald McLaughlin Third May 24, 1943 June 8, 1943 June 14, 1943 July 15, 1968 December 6, 1977
50 Elmo Pearce Lee Fifth November 5, 1943 November 30, 1943 December 17, 1943 July 26, 1949
51 Homer Bone Ninth April 1, 1944 April 1, 1944 April 1, 1944 January 1, 1956 March 11, 1970

District CourtsEdit

# Judge Court
[Note 1]
Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 James A. Donohoe D. Neb. April 15, 1933 April 20, 1933 April 27, 1933 February 26, 1956
2 Heartsill Ragon W.D. Ark. May 12, 1933 May 12, 1933 May 17, 1933 September 15, 1940
3 James Earl Major S.D. Ill. January 8, 1934 January 23, 1934 June 12, 1933[11] April 5, 1937
4 Robert Cook Bell D. Minn. June 8, 1933 June 10, 1933 June 13, 1933 May 1, 1961 March 17, 1964
5 Patrick Thomas Stone W.D. Wis. June 9, 1933 June 10, 1933 June 13, 1933 January 13, 1963
6 William Harrison Holly N.D. Ill. January 8, 1934 February 20, 1934 November 8, 1933[12] December 31, 1943 January 30, 1958
7 Philip Leo Sullivan N.D. Ill. January 8, 1934 February 20, 1934 November 8, 1933[12] June 12, 1960
8 John Clyde Bowen W.D. Wash. February 22, 1934 February 28, 1934 March 20, 1934 June 5, 1961 April 27, 1978
9 Augustus V. Long N.D. Fla. May 26, 1934 May 29, 1934 June 4, 1934 October 1, 1947 May 20, 1955
10 Francis Kerschner Myers E.D.S.C. June 6, 1934 June 9, 1934 June 14, 1934 August 2, 1940
11 George Murray Hulbert S.D.N.Y. June 6, 1934 June 14, 1934 June 15, 1934 April 26, 1950
12 Harlan W. Rippey W.D.N.Y. June 9, 1934 June 14, 1934 June 18, 1934 December 31, 1936
13 John McDuffie S.D. Ala. January 31, 1935 February 7, 1935 February 8, 1935 November 1, 1950
14 Hiram Church Ford E.D. Ky. March 19, 1935 March 27, 1935 March 28, 1935 January 1, 1963 June 8, 1969
15 Michael Joseph Roche N.D. Cal. August 21, 1935 August 23, 1935 August 24, 1935 March 1, 1958 July 1, 1964
16 John Donelson Martin Sr. W.D. Tenn. April 22, 1935 April 30, 1935 May 3, 1935 September 16, 1940
17 George Moore E.D. Mo. May 20, 1935 May 28, 1935 May 29, 1935 January 19, 1962 November 5, 1962
18 James Harris Baldwin D. Mont. May 20, 1935 May 29, 1935 June 4, 1935 October 26, 1944
19 John Christopher Mahoney D.R.I. May 24, 1935 June 4, 1935 June 7, 1935 February 21, 1940
20 Elwood Hamilton W.D. Ky. June 14, 1935 June 18, 1935 June 20, 1935 April 1, 1938
21 Albert Lee Stephens Sr. S.D. Cal. August 21, 1935 August 23, 1935 August 24, 1935 June 21, 1937
22 George Clinton Sweeney D. Mass. August 20, 1935 August 21, 1935 August 24, 1935 September 30, 1966 November 5, 1966
23 Leon Rene Yankwich S.D. Cal. August 21, 1935 August 23, 1935 August 24, 1935 April 28, 1964 September 18, 1966[13]
24 David Jackson Davis N.D. Ala. January 6, 1936 January 22, 1936 December 10, 1935[7] December 7, 1938
25 Thomas Whitfield Davidson N.D. Tex. January 22, 1936 January 30, 1936 February 5, 1936 November 1, 1965 January 26, 1974
26 Mell G. Underwood S.D. Ohio January 27, 1936 February 4, 1936 February 12, 1936 December 31, 1965 March 8, 1972
27 Matthew T. Abruzzo E.D.N.Y. February 3, 1936 February 12, 1936 February 15, 1936 February 15, 1966 May 28, 1971
28 Robert Nelson Pollard E.D. Va. February 20, 1936 February 27, 1936 February 27, 1936 April 22, 1947 May 24, 1954
29 Arthur F. Lederle E.D. Mich. February 20, 1936 March 3, 1936 March 6, 1936 July 1, 1960 April 29, 1972
30 John W. Holland S.D. Fla. May 26, 1936 May 30, 1936 June 1, 1936 July 1, 1955 November 14, 1969
31 David W. Ling D. Ariz. May 28, 1936 May 30, 1936 June 3, 1936 October 11, 1964 May 17, 1965
32 Vincent L. Leibell S.D.N.Y. June 8, 1936 June 18, 1936 June 20, 1936 January 1, 1954 September 22, 1968
33 John William Clancy S.D.N.Y. June 15, 1936 June 20, 1936 June 22, 1936 April 3, 1959 March 2, 1969
34 Samuel Mandelbaum S.D.N.Y. June 15, 1936 June 20, 1936 June 22, 1936 November 20, 1946
35 Albert Branson Maris E.D. Pa. June 18, 1936 June 20, 1936 June 22, 1936 June 16, 1938
36 Charles Cecil Wyche W.D.S.C. January 11, 1937 January 22, 1937 January 30, 1937 November 1, 1965[14]
37 Sidney Carr Mize S.D. Miss. January 30, 1937 February 2, 1937 February 3, 1937 April 26, 1965
38 Alfred P. Murrah E.D. Okla.
N.D. Okla.
W.D. Okla.
February 8, 1937 February 25, 1937 March 3, 1937 September 9, 1940
39 Harry Evans Watkins N.D. W. Va.
S.D. W. Va.
February 17, 1937 March 2, 1937 March 3, 1937 June 6, 1963
40 John Caskie Collet E.D. Mo.
W.D. Mo.
March 9, 1937 March 15, 1937 March 20, 1937 July 11, 1947
41 J. Leroy Adair S.D. Ill. March 24, 1937 April 20, 1937 April 27, 1937 January 19, 1956
42 Harold P. Burke W.D.N.Y. April 27, 1937 June 15, 1937 June 18, 1937 June 15, 1981 July 17, 1981
43 Thomas Clark Trimble III E.D. Ark. June 17, 1937 June 18, 1937 June 18, 1937 January 14, 1957 July 6, 1965
44 Ralph E. Jenney S.D. Cal. June 23, 1937 June 29, 1937 July 3, 1937 July 13, 1945
45 Eugene Rice E.D. Okla. August 3, 1937 August 10, 1937 August 11, 1937 December 1, 1963 November 24, 1967
46 Frank Le Blond Kloeb N.D. Ohio June 18, 1937 June 22, 1937 August 20, 1937 September 30, 1964 March 11, 1976
47 Claude C. McColloch D. Ore. August 5, 1937 August 17, 1937 August 20, 1937 December 31, 1958 September 30, 1959
48 George F. Sullivan D. Minn. August 12, 1937 August 17, 1937 August 20, 1937 April 14, 1944
49 Mac Swinford E.D. Ky.
W.D. Ky.
August 19, 1937 August 20, 1937 August 21, 1937 February 3, 1975
50 John H. Druffel S.D. Ohio November 16, 1937 December 8, 1937 September 22, 1937[15] September 30, 1961 May 16, 1967
51 Thomas Alexander Murphree N.D. Ala. May 12, 1938 May 17, 1938 May 31, 1938 September 5, 1945
52 Edward Augustus Conger S.D.N.Y. June 10, 1938 June 16, 1938 June 24, 1938 October 20, 1954 August 7, 1963
53 Francis Ford D. Mass. June 9, 1938 June 15, 1938 June 24, 1938 July 1, 1972 May 26, 1975
54 Bolitha James Laws D.D.C. June 10, 1938 June 16, 1938 June 24, 1938 February 23, 1945[16]
55 Harry Ellis Kalodner E.D. Pa. January 5, 1939 March 20, 1939 July 6, 1938[17] September 3, 1946
56 Floyd H. Roberts W.D. Va. January 5, 1939 July 6, 1938[18] February 6, 1939
57 Michael L. Igoe N.D. Ill. January 5, 1939 February 9, 1939 November 21, 1938[19] August 31, 1965 August 21, 1967
58 Gaston Louis Noel Porterie W.D. La. January 25, 1939 February 1, 1939 February 9, 1939 March 24, 1953
59 James Allred S.D. Tex. January 5, 1939 February 16, 1939 February 23, 1939 May 15, 1942[20]
60 Thomas Alan Goldsborough D.D.C. January 20, 1939 February 16, 1939 February 23, 1939 June 16, 1951
61 Frank Albert Picard E.D. Mich. February 9, 1939 February 16, 1939 February 23, 1939 March 31, 1959 February 28, 1963
62 Shackelford Miller Jr. W.D. Ky. February 16, 1939 February 20, 1939 March 4, 1939 December 20, 1945
63 Harry Jacob Lemley E.D. Ark.
W.D. Ark.
April 27, 1939 May 8, 1939 May 11, 1939 September 5, 1958 March 5, 1965
64 Leslie Rogers Darr E.D. Tenn.
M.D. Tenn.
May 24, 1939 May 31, 1939 June 2, 1939 March 15, 1961
November 27, 1940
May 29, 1967
65 Armistead Mason Dobie W.D. Va. May 16, 1939 May 25, 1939 June 2, 1939 February 8, 1940
66 Robert Nugen Wilkin N.D. Ohio May 19, 1939 June 1, 1939 June 3, 1939 August 31, 1949 February 23, 1973
67 James Ward Morris D.D.C. May 23, 1939 June 15, 1939 June 19, 1939 November 15, 1960
68 F. Ryan Duffy E.D. Wis. June 21, 1939 June 26, 1939 June 29, 1939 February 2, 1949
69 Elmer David Davies M.D. Tenn. June 19, 1939 July 12, 1939 July 12, 1939 January 7, 1957
70 Martin Ignatius Welsh N.D. Cal. June 21, 1939 July 11, 1939 July 14, 1939 January 1, 1947 January 4, 1953
71 Alva M. Lumpkin E.D.S.C.
W.D.S.C.
May 17, 1939 May 22, 1939 July 19, 1939 July 22, 1941
72 Campbell Eben Beaumont S.D. Cal. July 27, 1939 August 1, 1939 August 5, 1939 November 19, 1954
73 Lloyd Llewellyn Black W.D. Wash.[21] August 2, 1939 August 4, 1939 August 11, 1939 August 23, 1950
74 Alfred D. Barksdale W.D. Va. January 11, 1940 February 1, 1940 December 19, 1939[10] August 1, 1957 August 16, 1972
75 Guy K. Bard E.D. Pa. April 4, 1940 April 24, 1940 December 20, 1939[22] July 16, 1952
76 Thomas Glynn Walker D.N.J. January 16, 1940 March 5, 1940 December 20, 1939[23] December 31, 1941
77 William Julius Barker S.D. Fla. January 11, 1940 February 1, 1940 February 5, 1940 April 30, 1959 April 13, 1968
78 John Patrick Hartigan D.R.I. January 11, 1940 February 1, 1940 February 12, 1940 January 13, 1951
79 David Andrew Pine D.D.C. March 15, 1940 March 20, 1940 March 29, 1940 April 2, 1965 June 11, 1970
80 Adrian Joseph Caillouet E.D. La. April 2, 1940 April 9, 1940 April 23, 1940 December 19, 1946
81 James Patrick Leamy D. Vt. April 12, 1940 April 30, 1940 May 7, 1940 July 22, 1949
82 James Cullen Ganey E.D. Pa. June 11, 1940 June 13, 1940 June 19, 1940 August 30, 1961
83 Curtis L. Waller N.D. Fla.
S.D. Fla.
June 11, 1940 June 15, 1940 June 19, 1940 March 12, 1943
84 Benjamin Harrison S.D. Cal. June 11, 1940 June 22, 1940 June 26, 1940 August 13, 1960
85 Robert Lee Russell N.D. Ga. August 5, 1940 August 8, 1940 August 15, 1940 October 26, 1949
86 Marion Speed Boyd W.D. Tenn. September 13, 1940 September 18, 1940 September 27, 1940 August 1, 1966 January 9, 1988
87 James Francis Thaddeus O'Connor S.D. Cal. August 28, 1940 September 19, 1940 September 27, 1940 September 28, 1949
88 Bower Slack Broaddus E.D. Okla.
N.D. Okla.
W.D. Okla.
September 24, 1940 September 27, 1940 October 1, 1940 December 10, 1949
89 Royce H. Savage N.D. Okla. September 24, 1940 September 27, 1940 October 1, 1940 October 31, 1961
90 William Joseph Campbell N.D. Ill. September 24, 1940 October 7, 1940 October 10, 1940 March 19, 1970 October 19, 1988
91 Lewis B. Schwellenbach E.D. Wash. May 6, 1940 May 6, 1940 November 20, 1940 June 30, 1945
92 William Francis Smith D.N.J. January 23, 1941 February 13, 1941 February 15, 1941 September 12, 1961
93 John E. Miller W.D. Ark. January 31, 1941 January 31, 1941 March 12, 1941 February 28, 1967 January 30, 1981
94 Ben Moore S.D. W. Va. March 1, 1941 March 20, 1941 March 27, 1941 September 25, 1958
95 John Bright S.D.N.Y. April 25, 1941 June 3, 1941 June 6, 1941 March 24, 1948
96 Simon H. Rifkind S.D.N.Y. April 25, 1941 June 3, 1941 June 6, 1941 May 24, 1950
97 Matthew Francis McGuire D.D.C. July 14, 1941 July 29, 1941 August 1, 1941 October 7, 1966 January 24, 1986
98 Emerich B. Freed N.D. Ohio September 11, 1941 October 2, 1941 October 7, 1941 December 4, 1955
99 Archibald Battle Lovett S.D. Ga. September 8, 1941 October 2, 1941 October 7, 1941 December 28, 1945
100 J. Joseph Smith D. Conn. October 16, 1941 October 28, 1941 October 30, 1941 September 13, 1960
101 Charles Joseph Vogel D.N.D. July 15, 1941 October 27, 1941 October 30, 1941 August 20, 1954
102 Arthur Daniel Healey D. Mass. December 1, 1941 December 16, 1941 December 19, 1941 September 16, 1948
103 Charles Edward Wyzanski Jr. D. Mass. December 1, 1941 December 16, 1941 December 19, 1941 September 1, 1971 September 3, 1986
104 Paul Conway Leahy D. Del. December 23, 1941 January 7, 1942 January 14, 1942 October 7, 1957 July 3, 1966
105 Edward C. Eicher D.D.C. December 30, 1941 January 20, 1942 January 23, 1942 November 30, 1944
106 George Bell Timmerman Sr. E.D.S.C.
W.D.S.C.
December 18, 1941 January 20, 1942 January 23, 1942 October 10, 1962 April 22, 1966
107 Julius Waties Waring E.D.S.C. December 18, 1941 January 20, 1942 January 23, 1942 February 15, 1952 January 11, 1968
108 Walter Angus Keeling W.D. Tex. January 16, 1942 January 26, 1942 January 28, 1942 January 22, 1945
109 John Wayne Delehant D. Neb. January 19, 1942 February 9, 1942 February 13, 1942 April 30, 1957 April 20, 1972
110 Charles H. Leavy W.D. Wash. October 23, 1941 February 18, 1942 February 25, 1942 August 31, 1952 September 25, 1952
111 Stephen W. Brennan N.D.N.Y. March 31, 1942 April 28, 1942 May 6, 1942 May 1, 1963 April 9, 1968
112 Peirson Mitchell Hall S.D. Cal. February 17, 1942 June 30, 1942 July 3, 1942 September 18, 1966[13]
113 Thomas Francis D.N.J. May 4, 1942 July 1, 1942 July 3, 1942 May 1, 1966 May 17, 1968
114 Allen Burroughs Hannay S.D. Tex. July 16, 1942 August 6, 1942 August 12, 1942 August 6, 1975 October 22, 1983
115 Louis Earl Goodman N.D. Cal. November 9, 1942 December 15, 1942 December 24, 1942 September 15, 1961
116 Chase A. Clark D. Idaho February 18, 1943 March 5, 1943 March 10, 1943 April 30, 1964 December 30, 1966
117 Clarence H. Mullins N.D. Ala. March 19, 1943 April 7, 1943 April 16, 1943 May 31, 1953 June 30, 1957
118 Dozier A. DeVane N.D. Fla.
S.D. Fla.
March 26, 1943 April 14, 1943 April 22, 1943 January 31, 1958
October 1, 1947
December 15, 1963
119 Stephen Sanders Chandler Jr. W.D. Okla. February 1, 1943 May 10, 1943 May 13, 1943 October 20, 1975 April 27, 1989
120 Richard M. Duncan E.D. Mo.
W.D. Mo.
July 8, 1943 July 8, 1943 July 14, 1943 May 31, 1965 August 1, 1974
121 Rubey Mosley Hulen E.D. Mo. July 8, 1943 July 8, 1943 July 14, 1943 July 7, 1956
122 Guy T. Helvering D. Kan. September 14, 1943 September 28, 1943 October 11, 1943 July 4, 1946
123 Luther Merritt Swygert N.D. Ind. September 29, 1943 October 14, 1943 October 16, 1943 October 10, 1961
124 Charles Sterling Hutcheson E.D. Va. January 19, 1944 February 8, 1944 February 10, 1944 September 1, 1959 October 24, 1969
125 Henry Norman Graven N.D. Iowa March 3, 1944 March 21, 1944 March 24, 1944 August 31, 1961 February 1, 1970
126 Walter J. LaBuy N.D. Ill. March 7, 1944 March 29, 1944 March 31, 1944 January 31, 1961 September 29, 1967
127 Elwyn Riley Shaw N.D. Ill. March 7, 1944 May 3, 1944 May 9, 1944 July 18, 1950
128 Harold Maurice Kennedy E.D.N.Y. September 1, 1944 September 20, 1944 September 22, 1944 September 30, 1952
129 Aloysius Joseph Connor D.N.H. November 16, 1944 December 5, 1944 December 9, 1944 December 18, 1967
130 Henry Albert Schweinhaut D.D.C. November 21, 1944 December 13, 1944 December 19, 1944 November 16, 1956 June 22, 1970
131 Thomas Hoyt Davis M.D. Ga. January 3, 1945 January 29, 1945 January 30, 1945 June 30, 1961 May 19, 1969
132 Robert Lewis Brown Sr. D. Mont. March 12, 1945 March 27, 1945 April 7, 1945 April 2, 1948
133 Albert Alphonso Ridge W.D. Mo. March 12, 1945 April 3, 1945 April 7, 1945 June 29, 1961

Specialty courts (Article I)Edit

United States Court of Customs and Patent AppealsEdit

# Judge Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 Finis J. Garrett November 16, 1937 November 30, 1937 December 1, 1937[24] September 1, 1948[25]
2 Joseph Raymond Jackson November 29, 1937 December 9, 1937 December 14, 1937 April 1, 1952 August 29, 1969
3 Ambrose O'Connell May 19, 1944 June 6, 1944 June 10, 1944 April 10, 1962 October 12, 1962

United States Court of ClaimsEdit

# Judge Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 Richard S. Whaley June 23, 1939 June 26, 1939 June 27, 1939[26] July 9, 1947 November 8, 1951
2 Samuel Estill Whitaker June 23, 1939 July 11, 1939 July 13, 1939 July 19, 1964 March 26, 1967
3 John Marvin Jones April 9, 1940 April 10, 1940 November 20, 1940 July 9, 1947[27]
4 J. Warren Madden November 15, 1940 January 2, 1941 January 7, 1941 August 15, 1961 February 17, 1972

United States Customs CourtEdit

# Judge Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 William John Keefe June 8, 1933 June 10, 1933 June 13, 1933 January 15, 1947
2 Thomas Joseph Walker June 11, 1940 June 15, 1940 June 20, 1940 January 18, 1945
3 Webster Oliver June 11, 1940 June 18, 1940 June 24, 1940 June 24, 1967 November 16, 1969
4 William A. Ekwall January 19, 1942 February 9, 1942 February 13, 1942 October 16, 1956
5 William Purington Cole Jr. May 11, 1942 May 11, 1942 May 14, 1942 July 9, 1952
6 Charles Drummond Lawrence February 1, 1943 February 18, 1943 February 22, 1943 March 31, 1965 February 12, 1975

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Judges of the United States Courts". Biographical Directory of Federal Judges. Federal Judicial Center. Archived from the original on 2016-07-30. Retrieved 2009-04-03.
Specific
  1. ^ All information on the names, terms of service, and details of appointment of federal judges is derived from the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public-domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ Douglas was born in Minnesota and spent a considerable amount of time as a student and later as a teacher at Yale University in Connecticut, but Washington is where he settled his family prior to his nomination to the Court.
  3. ^ Stone had been appointed as an Associate Justice by President Calvin Coolidge on February 5, 1925.
  4. ^ Rutledge lived and worked in many states prior to his nomination to the Court.
  5. ^ First woman appointed to a federal appellate court.
  6. ^ Laterally appointed as Chief Justice of the same court on March 9, 1948.
  7. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 6, 1936, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 22, 1936, and received commission on January 28, 1936.
  8. ^ Laterally appointed to serve as Chief Justice, after serving as a judge on the same court.
  9. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1939, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 1, 1939, and received commission on February 9, 1939.
  10. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 11, 1940, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 1, 1940, and received commission on February 5, 1940.
  11. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 8, 1934, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 23, 1934, and received commission on January 26, 1934.
  12. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 8, 1934, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 20, 1934, and received commission on March 1, 1934.
  13. ^ a b Reassigned by operation of law to the United States District Court for the Central District of California on September 18, 1966.
  14. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina on November 1, 1965.
  15. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on November 16, 1937, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 8, 1937, and received commission on December 14, 1937.
  16. ^ Elevated by President Roosevelt to Chief Justice of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, considered a separate appointment, on February 23, 1945.
  17. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1939, confirmed by the United States Senate on March 30, 1939, and received commission on May 4, 1939.
  18. ^ Recess appointment; the United States Senate later rejected the appointment.
  19. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1939, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 9, 1939, and received commission on March 4, 1939.
  20. ^ Allred resigned to pursue elected office; unsuccessful, he was later reappointed to a different seat on the same court by President Harry S. Truman.
  21. ^ Seat reassigned by operation of law to serve both the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington on January 20, 1940.
  22. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on April 4, 1940, confirmed by the United States Senate on April 24, 1940, and received commission on April 29, 1940.
  23. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 16, 1940, confirmed by the United States Senate on March 5, 1940, and received commission on March 13, 1940.
  24. ^ Laterally appointed Presiding Judge, after previously serving as an Associate Judge of the same court.
  25. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to serve as Chief Judge of the same court.
  26. ^ Laterally appointed Chief Justice, after previously serving as a Judge of the same court.
  27. ^ Laterally appointed Chief Justice of the same court.

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