List of federal judges appointed by Franklin D. Roosevelt

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Roosevelt appointee William O. Douglas was the longest-serving Supreme Court justice in U.S. history.
Roosevelt elevated sitting Justice Harlan Fiske Stone to Chief Justice of the United States.
Florence Ellinwood Allen, appointed by Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, was the first woman appointed to a federal appellate court.
Fred M. Vinson, appointed by Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, would later be appointed by President Truman to serve as Chief Justice of the United States.

Following is a list of all United States federal judges appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during his presidency.[1] In total Roosevelt appointed 193 federal judges, more than twice as many as the previous record of 79 appointed by Calvin Coolidge. These included eight Justices to the Supreme Court of the United States, elevated one to Chief Justice, appointed 51 judges to the United States Courts of Appeals, and 134 judges to the United States district courts.

United States Supreme Court Justices[edit]

Justice Seat State Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
Black, HugoHugo Black Seat 4 Alabama August 18, 1937 September 17, 1971 September 25, 1971
Byrnes, James F.James F. Byrnes Seat 1 South Carolina June 25, 1941 October 3, 1942
Douglas, William O.William O. Douglas Seat 3 Washington[2] April 15, 1939 November 12, 1975 January 19, 1980
Frankfurter, FelixFelix Frankfurter Seat 2 New York January 20, 1939 August 28, 1962 February 22, 1965
Jackson, Robert H.Robert H. Jackson Seat 9 New York July 11, 1941 October 9, 1954
Murphy, FrankFrank Murphy Seat 10 Michigan January 18, 1940 July 19, 1949
Reed, Stanley FormanStanley Forman Reed Seat 6 Kentucky January 27, 1938 February 25, 1957 April 2, 1980
Rutledge, Wiley BlountWiley Blount Rutledge Seat 1 Missouri[3] February 11, 1943 September 10, 1949
Stone, Harlan FiskeHarlan Fiske Stone Chief Justice New York July 3, 1941[4] April 22, 1946

Courts of Appeals[edit]

Judge Circuit Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
Allen, Florence EllinwoodFlorence Ellinwood Allen[5] Sixth March 21, 1934 October 5, 1959 September 12, 1966
Arant, Herschel WhitfieldHerschel Whitfield Arant Sixth March 4, 1939 January 14, 1941
Arnold, Thurman WesleyThurman Wesley Arnold D.C. Cir. March 11, 1943 July 9, 1945
Biddle, FrancisFrancis Biddle Third March 4, 1939 January 22, 1940
Biggs, Jr., JohnJohn Biggs, Jr. Third February 16, 1937 October 30, 1965 April 15, 1979
Bone, HomerHomer Bone Ninth April 1, 1944 January 1, 1956 March 11, 1970
Bratton, Sam GilbertSam Gilbert Bratton Tenth June 1, 1933 March 1, 1961 September 22, 1963
Clark, Charles EdwardCharles Edward Clark Second March 9, 1939 December 13, 1963
Clark, WilliamWilliam Clark Third June 25, 1938 March 24, 1943
Denman, WilliamWilliam Denman Ninth February 1, 1935 July 3, 1957 March 9, 1959
Dobie, Armistead MasonArmistead Mason Dobie Fourth December 19, 1939[6] February 1, 1956 August 7, 1962
Edgerton, Henry WhiteHenry White Edgerton D.C. Cir. December 15, 1937 April 22, 1963 February 23, 1970
Faris, Charles BreckenridgeCharles Breckenridge Faris Eighth January 31, 1935 November 30, 1935 December 18, 1938
FitzHenry, LouisLouis FitzHenry Seventh June 16, 1933 November 18, 1935
Frank, JeromeJerome Frank Second March 27, 1941 January 13, 1957
Garrecht, Francis ArthurFrancis Arthur Garrecht Ninth May 19, 1933 August 11, 1948
Goodrich, Herbert FunkHerbert Funk Goodrich Third May 10, 1940 June 25, 1962
Hamilton, ElwoodElwood Hamilton Sixth March 4, 1938 September 19, 1945
Haney, Bert E.Bert E. Haney Ninth August 24, 1935 September 18, 1943
Healy, WilliamWilliam Healy Ninth June 21, 1937 November 30, 1958 March 15, 1962
Holmes, Edwin R.Edwin R. Holmes Fifth March 20, 1936 November 30, 1954 December 10, 1961
Huxman, Walter AugustWalter August Huxman Tenth May 23, 1939 April 1, 1957 June 25, 1972
Johnsen, Harvey M.Harvey M. Johnsen Eighth October 14, 1940 August 1, 1965 September 15, 1975
Jones, Charles AlvinCharles Alvin Jones Third July 25, 1939 December 31, 1944
Kerner, Sr., OttoOtto Kerner, Sr. Seventh November 21, 1938[7] December 13, 1952
Lee, Elmo PearceElmo Pearce Lee Fifth December 17, 1943 July 26, 1949
Magruder, CalvertCalvert Magruder First June 3, 1939 June 12, 1959 May 22, 1968
Mahoney, John ChristopherJohn Christopher Mahoney First February 12, 1940 December 20, 1950 November 18, 1952
Major, James EarlJames Earl Major Seventh March 23, 1937 March 23, 1956 January 4, 1972
Maris, Albert BransonAlbert Branson Maris Third June 24, 1938 December 31, 1958 February 7, 1989
Martin, Sr., John DonelsonJohn Donelson Martin, Sr. Sixth September 4, 1940 April 2, 1962
Mathews, CliftonClifton Mathews Ninth March 23, 1935 June 30, 1953 September 7, 1962
McAllister, Thomas FrancisThomas Francis McAllister Sixth May 22, 1941 January 1, 1963 November 10, 1976
McCord, Leon ClarenceLeon Clarence McCord Fifth June 24, 1938 February 26, 1951 February 11, 1952
McLaughlin, GeraldGerald McLaughlin Third June 14, 1943 July 15, 1968 December 6, 1977
Miller, JustinJustin Miller D.C. Cir. August 23, 1937 September 30, 1945
Minton, ShermanSherman Minton Seventh May 22, 1941 October 11, 1949
Murrah, Alfred P.Alfred P. Murrah Tenth September 4, 1940 May 1, 1970 October 30, 1975
Patterson, Robert P.Robert P. Patterson Second March 21, 1939 July 30, 1940
Riddick, Walter GarrettWalter Garrett Riddick Eighth December 19, 1941 July 31, 1953
Rutledge, Wiley BlountWiley Blount Rutledge D.C. Cir. May 2, 1939 February 14, 1943
Stephens, Sr., Albert LeeAlbert Lee Stephens, Sr. Ninth June 18, 1937 January 25, 1961 January 15, 1965
Stephens, Harold MontelleHarold Montelle Stephens D.C. Cir. July 27, 1935 March 9, 1948
Thomas, SethSeth Thomas Eighth December 2, 1935[8] May 1, 1954 February 2, 1962
Treanor, Walter EmanuelWalter Emanuel Treanor Seventh December 27, 1937 April 26, 1941
Vinson, Fred M.Fred M. Vinson D.C. Cir. December 15, 1937 May 28, 1943
Waller, Curtis L.Curtis L. Waller Fifth March 10, 1943 July 11, 1950
Williams, Robert L.Robert L. Williams Tenth April 21, 1937 March 31, 1939 April 10, 1948
Woodbury, PeterPeter Woodbury First February 25, 1941 December 31, 1964 November 17, 1970
Woodrough, Joseph WilliamJoseph William Woodrough Eighth April 12, 1933 January 3, 1961 October 2, 1977

District courts[edit]

Judge Court
[Note 1]
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
Abruzzo, Matthew T.Matthew T. Abruzzo E.D.N.Y. February 15, 1936 February 15, 1966 May 28, 1971
Adair, J. LeroyJ. Leroy Adair S.D. Ill. April 27, 1937 January 19, 1956
Allred, JamesJames Allred S.D. Tex. February 23, 1939 May 15, 1942[9]
Baldwin, James HarrisJames Harris Baldwin D. Mont. June 4, 1935 October 26, 1944
Bard, Guy K.Guy K. Bard E.D. Pa. December 20, 1939[10] July 16, 1952
Barker, William JuliusWilliam Julius Barker S.D. Fla. February 5, 1940 April 30, 1959 April 13, 1968
Barksdale, Alfred D.Alfred D. Barksdale W.D. Va. December 19, 1939[11] August 1, 1957 August 16, 1972
Beaumont, Campbell EbenCampbell Eben Beaumont S.D. Cal. August 5, 1939 November 19, 1954
Bell, Robert CookRobert Cook Bell D. Minn. June 13, 1933 May 1, 1961 March 17, 1964
Black, Lloyd LlewellynLloyd Llewellyn Black W.D. Wash. August 11, 1939 August 23, 1950
Bowen, John ClydeJohn Clyde Bowen W.D. Wash. March 20, 1934 June 5, 1961 April 27, 1978
Boyd, Marion SpeedMarion Speed Boyd W.D. Tenn. September 27, 1940 August 1, 1966 January 9, 1988
Brennan, Stephen W.Stephen W. Brennan N.D.N.Y. May 6, 1942 May 1, 1963 April 9, 1968
Bright, JohnJohn Bright S.D.N.Y. June 6, 1941 March 24, 1948
Broaddus, Bower SlackBower Slack Broaddus E.D. Okla.
W.D. Okla.
N.D. Okla.
October 1, 1940 December 10, 1949
Brown, Sr., Robert LewisRobert Lewis Brown, Sr. D. Mont. April 7, 1945 April 2, 1948
Burke, Harold P.Harold P. Burke W.D.N.Y. June 18, 1937 June 15, 1981 July 17, 1981
Caillouet, Adrian JosephAdrian Joseph Caillouet E.D. La. April 23, 1940 December 19, 1946
Campbell, William JosephWilliam Joseph Campbell N.D. Ill. October 10, 1940 March 19, 1970 October 19, 1988
Chandler, Jr., Stephen SandersStephen Sanders Chandler, Jr. W.D. Okla. May 13, 1943 October 20, 1975 April 27, 1989
Clancy, John WilliamJohn William Clancy S.D.N.Y. June 22, 1936 April 3, 1959 March 2, 1969
Clark, Chase A.Chase A. Clark D. Idaho March 10, 1943 April 30, 1964 December 30, 1966
Collet, John CaskieJohn Caskie Collet W.D. Mo.
E.D. Mo.
March 20, 1937 July 11, 1947
Conger, EdwardEdward Conger S.D.N.Y. June 24, 1938 October 20, 1954 August 7, 1963
Connor, Aloysius JosephAloysius Joseph Connor D.N.H. December 9, 1944 December 18, 1967
Darr, Leslie RogersLeslie Rogers Darr E.D. Tenn. June 2, 1939 March 15, 1961 May 29, 1967
Darr, Leslie RogersLeslie Rogers Darr M.D. Tenn. June 2, 1939 November 27, 1940
Davidson, Thomas WhitfieldThomas Whitfield Davidson N.D. Tex. February 5, 1936 November 1, 1965 January 26, 1974
Davies, Elmer DavidElmer David Davies M.D. Tenn. July 12, 1939 January 7, 1957
Davis, Thomas HoytThomas Hoyt Davis M.D. Ga. January 30, 1945 June 30, 1961 May 19, 1969
Davis, David JacksonDavid Jackson Davis N.D. Ala. December 10, 1935[8] December 7, 1938
Delehant, John WayneJohn Wayne Delehant D. Neb. February 13, 1942 April 30, 1957 April 20, 1972
DeVane, Dozier A.Dozier A. DeVane N.D. Fla. April 22, 1943 January 31, 1958 December 15, 1963
DeVane, Dozier A.Dozier A. DeVane S.D. Fla. April 22, 1943 October 1, 1947
Dobie, Armistead MasonArmistead Mason Dobie W.D. Va. June 2, 1939 February 8, 1940
Donohoe, James A.James A. Donohoe D. Neb. April 27, 1933 February 26, 1956
Druffel, John H.John H. Druffel S.D. Ohio September 22, 1937[12] September 30, 1961 May 16, 1967
Duffy, F. RyanF. Ryan Duffy E.D. Wis. June 29, 1939 February 2, 1949
Duncan, Richard M.Richard M. Duncan W.D. Mo.
E.D. Mo.
July 14, 1943 May 31, 1965 August 1, 1974
Eicher, Edward C.Edward C. Eicher D.D.C. January 23, 1942 November 30, 1944
Foley, Roger ThomasRoger Thomas Foley D. Nev. May 2, 1945 April 1, 1957 October 9, 1974
Ford, FrancisFrancis Ford D. Mass. June 24, 1938 July 1, 1972 May 26, 1975
Ford, Hiram ChurchHiram Church Ford E.D. Ky. March 28, 1935 January 1, 1963 June 8, 1969
Freed, Emerich B.Emerich B. Freed N.D. Ohio October 7, 1941 December 4, 1955
Ganey, James CullenJames Cullen Ganey E.D. Pa. June 19, 1940 August 30, 1961
Goldsborough, Thomas AlanThomas Alan Goldsborough D.D.C. February 23, 1939 June 16, 1951
Goodman, Louis EarlLouis Earl Goodman N.D. Cal. December 24, 1942 September 15, 1961
Graven, Henry NormanHenry Norman Graven N.D. Iowa March 24, 1944 August 31, 1961 February 1, 1970
Hall, Peirson MitchellPeirson Mitchell Hall C.D. Cal. July 3, 1942 September 30, 1968 December 8, 1979
Hall, Peirson MitchellPeirson Mitchell Hall S.D. Cal. July 3, 1942 September 18, 1966
Hamilton, ElwoodElwood Hamilton W.D. Ky. June 20, 1935 April 1, 1938
Hannay, Allen BurroughsAllen Burroughs Hannay S.D. Tex. August 12, 1942 August 6, 1975 October 22, 1983
Harrison, BenjaminBenjamin Harrison S.D. Cal. June 26, 1940 August 13, 1960
Hartigan, John PatrickJohn Patrick Hartigan D.R.I. February 12, 1940 January 13, 1951
Healey, Arthur DanielArthur Daniel Healey D. Mass. December 19, 1941 September 16, 1948
Helvering, Guy T.Guy T. Helvering D. Kan. October 11, 1943 July 4, 1946
Holland, John W.John W. Holland S.D. Fla. June 1, 1936 July 1, 1955 November 14, 1969
Holly, William HarrisonWilliam Harrison Holly N.D. Ill. November 8, 1933[13] December 31, 1943 January 30, 1958
Hulbert, G. MurrayG. Murray Hulbert S.D.N.Y. June 15, 1934 April 26, 1950
Hulen, Rubey MosleyRubey Mosley Hulen E.D. Mo. July 14, 1943 July 7, 1956
Hutcheson, Charles SterlingCharles Sterling Hutcheson E.D. Va. February 10, 1944 September 1, 1959 October 24, 1969
Igoe, Michael L.Michael L. Igoe N.D. Ill. November 21, 1938[14] August 31, 1965 August 21, 1967
Jenney, Ralph E.Ralph E. Jenney S.D. Cal. July 3, 1937 July 13, 1945
Jr., Shackelford Miller,Shackelford Miller, Jr. W.D. Ky. March 4, 1939 December 20, 1945
Kalodner, Harry EllisHarry Ellis Kalodner E.D. Pa. July 6, 1938[15] September 3, 1946
Keeling, Walter AngusWalter Angus Keeling W.D. Tex. January 28, 1942 January 22, 1945
Kennedy, Harold MauriceHarold Maurice Kennedy E.D.N.Y. September 22, 1944 September 30, 1952
Kloeb, Frank Le BlondFrank Le Blond Kloeb N.D. Ohio August 20, 1937 September 30, 1964 March 11, 1976
LaBuy, Walter J.Walter J. LaBuy N.D. Ill. March 31, 1944 January 31, 1961 September 29, 1967
Laws, Bolitha JamesBolitha James Laws D.D.C. June 24, 1938 September 1, 1948[16]
Leahy, Paul ConwayPaul Conway Leahy D. Del. January 14, 1942 October 7, 1957 July 3, 1966
Leamy, James PatrickJames Patrick Leamy D. Vt. May 7, 1940 July 22, 1949
Leavy, Charles HenryCharles Henry Leavy W.D. Wash. February 25, 1942 August 31, 1952 September 25, 1952
Lederle, Arthur F.Arthur F. Lederle E.D. Mich. March 6, 1936 July 1, 1960 April 29, 1972
Leibell, Vincent L.Vincent L. Leibell S.D.N.Y. June 20, 1936 January 1, 1954 September 22, 1968
Lemley, Harry JacobHarry Jacob Lemley W.D. Ark.
E.D. Ark.
May 11, 1939 September 5, 1958 March 5, 1965
Ling, David W.David W. Ling D. Ariz. June 3, 1936 October 11, 1964 May 17, 1965
Long, Augustus V.Augustus V. Long N.D. Fla. June 4, 1934 October 1, 1947 May 20, 1955
Lovett, Archibald BattleArchibald Battle Lovett S.D. Ga. October 7, 1941 December 28, 1945
Lumpkin, Alva M.Alva M. Lumpkin W.D.S.C.
E.D.S.C.
July 19, 1939 July 22, 1941
Mahoney, John ChristopherJohn Christopher Mahoney D.R.I. June 7, 1935 February 21, 1940
Major, James EarlJames Earl Major S.D. Ill. June 12, 1933[17] April 5, 1937
Mandelbaum, SamuelSamuel Mandelbaum S.D.N.Y. June 22, 1936 November 20, 1946
Maris, Albert BransonAlbert Branson Maris E.D. Pa. June 22, 1936 June 16, 1938
Martin, Sr., John DonelsonJohn Donelson Martin, Sr. W.D. Tenn. May 3, 1935 September 16, 1940
McColloch, Claude C.Claude C. McColloch D. Or. August 20, 1937 December 31, 1958 September 30, 1959
McDuffie, JohnJohn McDuffie S.D. Ala. February 8, 1935 November 1, 1950
McGuire, Matthew FrancisMatthew Francis McGuire D.D.C. August 1, 1941 October 7, 1966 January 24, 1986
Meaney, Thomas FrancisThomas Francis Meaney D.N.J. July 3, 1942 May 1, 1966 May 17, 1968
Miller, John E.John E. Miller W.D. Ark. March 12, 1941 February 28, 1967 January 30, 1981
Mize, Sidney CarrSidney Carr Mize S.D. Miss. February 3, 1937 April 26, 1965
Moore, GeorgeGeorge Moore E.D. Mo. May 29, 1935 January 19, 1962 November 5, 1962
Moore, BenBen Moore S.D.W.Va. March 27, 1941 September 25, 1958
Morris, James WardJames Ward Morris D.D.C. June 19, 1939 November 15, 1960
Mullins, Clarence H.Clarence H. Mullins N.D. Ala. April 16, 1943 May 31, 1953 June 30, 1957
Murphree, Thomas AlexanderThomas Alexander Murphree N.D. Ala. May 31, 1938 September 5, 1945
Murrah, Alfred P.Alfred P. Murrah E.D. Okla. March 3, 1937 September 9, 1940
Murrah, Alfred P.Alfred P. Murrah W.D. Okla.
N.D. Okla.
March 3, 1937 September 9, 1940
Myers, Francis KerschnerFrancis Kerschner Myers E.D.S.C. June 14, 1934 August 2, 1940
O'Connor, James Francis ThaddeusJames Francis Thaddeus O'Connor S.D. Cal. September 27, 1940 September 28, 1949
Picard, Frank AlbertFrank Albert Picard E.D. Mich. February 23, 1939 March 31, 1959 February 28, 1963
Pine, David AndrewDavid Andrew Pine D.D.C. March 29, 1940 April 2, 1965 June 11, 1970
Pollard, Robert NelsonRobert Nelson Pollard E.D. Va. February 27, 1936 April 22, 1947 May 24, 1954
Porterie, Gaston Louis NoelGaston Louis Noel Porterie W.D. La. February 9, 1939 March 24, 1953
Ragon, HeartsillHeartsill Ragon W.D. Ark. May 17, 1933 September 15, 1940
Rice, EugeneEugene Rice E.D. Okla. August 11, 1937 December 1, 1963 November 24, 1967
Ridge, Albert AlphonsoAlbert Alphonso Ridge W.D. Mo. April 7, 1945 June 29, 1961
Rifkind, Simon HirschSimon Hirsch Rifkind S.D.N.Y. June 6, 1941 May 24, 1950
Rippey, Harlan WatsonHarlan Watson Rippey W.D.N.Y. June 18, 1934 December 31, 1936
Roberts, Floyd H.Floyd H. Roberts W.D. Va. July 6, 1938[18] February 6, 1939
Roche, Michael JosephMichael Joseph Roche N.D. Cal. April 24, 1935 March 1, 1958 July 1, 1964
Russell, Robert LeeRobert Lee Russell N.D. Ga. August 15, 1940 October 26, 1949
Savage, Royce H.Royce H. Savage N.D. Okla. October 1, 1940 October 31, 1961
Schweinhaut, Henry AlbertHenry Albert Schweinhaut D.D.C. December 19, 1944 November 16, 1956 June 22, 1970
Schwellenbach, Lewis B.Lewis B. Schwellenbach E.D. Wash. November 20, 1940[19] June 30, 1945
Shaw, Elwyn RileyElwyn Riley Shaw N.D. Ill. May 9, 1944 July 18, 1950
Smith, John JosephJohn Joseph Smith D. Conn. October 30, 1941 September 13, 1960
Smith, William FrancisWilliam Francis Smith D.N.J. February 15, 1941 September 12, 1961
Stephens, Sr., Albert LeeAlbert Lee Stephens, Sr. S.D. Cal. August 24, 1935 June 21, 1937
Stone, Patrick ThomasPatrick Thomas Stone W.D. Wis. June 13, 1933 January 13, 1963
Sullivan, George F.George F. Sullivan D. Minn. August 20, 1937 April 14, 1944
Sullivan, Philip LeoPhilip Leo Sullivan N.D. Ill. November 8, 1933[13] June 12, 1960
Sweeney, George ClintonGeorge Clinton Sweeney D. Mass. August 24, 1935 September 30, 1966 November 5, 1966
Swinford, MacMac Swinford W.D. Ky.
E.D. Ky.
August 21, 1937 February 3, 1975
Swygert, Luther MerrittLuther Merritt Swygert N.D. Ind. October 16, 1943 October 10, 1961
Timmerman, Sr., George BellGeorge Bell Timmerman, Sr. W.D.S.C.
E.D.S.C.
January 23, 1942 October 10, 1962 April 22, 1966
Trimble III, Thomas ClarkThomas Clark Trimble III E.D. Ark. June 18, 1937 January 14, 1957 July 6, 1965
Underwood, Mell G.Mell G. Underwood S.D. Ohio February 12, 1936 December 31, 1965 March 8, 1972
Vogel, Charles JosephCharles Joseph Vogel D.N.D. October 30, 1941 August 20, 1954
Walker, Thomas GlynnThomas Glynn Walker D.N.J. December 20, 1939[20] December 31, 1941
Waller, Curtis L.Curtis L. Waller S.D. Fla.
N.D. Fla.
June 19, 1940 March 12, 1943
Waring, Julius WatiesJulius Waties Waring E.D.S.C. January 23, 1942 February 15, 1952 January 11, 1968
Watkins, Harry EvansHarry Evans Watkins S.D.W.Va.
N.D.W.Va.
March 3, 1937 June 6, 1963
Welsh, Martin IgnatiusMartin Ignatius Welsh N.D. Cal. July 14, 1939 December 31, 1946 January 4, 1953
Wilkin, Robert NugenRobert Nugen Wilkin N.D. Ohio June 3, 1939 August 31, 1949 February 23, 1973
Wyche, Charles CecilCharles Cecil Wyche W.D.S.C. January 30, 1937 September 17, 1966[21]
Wyzanski, Jr., Charles EdwardCharles Edward Wyzanski, Jr. D. Mass. December 19, 1941 September 1, 1971 September 3, 1986
Yankwich, Leon ReneLeon Rene Yankwich S.D. Cal. August 24, 1935 April 28, 1964 February 9, 1975[22]

Specialty courts[edit]

United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals[edit]

Judge Began active
service
Ended active
service
O'Connell, AmbroseAmbrose O'Connell 1944 1962
Jackson, Joseph RaymondJoseph Raymond Jackson 1937 1969

United States Court of Claims[edit]

Judge Began active
service
Ended active
service
Whitaker, Samuel EstillSamuel Estill Whitaker 1939 1967
Jones, John MarvinJohn Marvin Jones 1940 1947
Madden, J. WarrenJ. Warren Madden 1941 1972

United States Customs Court[edit]

Judge Began active
service
Ended active
service
Keefe, William JohnWilliam John Keefe 1933 1955
Oliver, WebsterWebster Oliver 1940 1969
Walker, Thomas JosephThomas Joseph Walker 1940 1945
Cole, William PuringtonWilliam Purington Cole 1942 1952
Ekwall, William AlexanderWilliam Alexander Ekwall 1942 1956
Lawrence, Charles DrummondCharles Drummond Lawrence 1943 1975

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

General
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 nomination to the Court.
  3. ^ Rutledge lived and worked in many states prior to his nomination to the Court.
  4. ^ Stone had been appointed as an Associate Justice by President Calvin Coolidge on February 5, 1925.
  5. ^ First woman appointed to a federal appellate court.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ Allred resigned to pursue elected office; unsuccessful, he was later reappointed to a different seat on the same court by President Harry S. Truman.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ 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.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ Elevated by 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 8, 1934, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 23, 1934, and received commission on January 26, 1934.
  18. ^ Recess appointment; the United States Senate later rejected the appointment.
  19. ^ Schwellenbach received his commission on November 20, but did not resign his Senate seat until December 16, 1940.
  20. ^ 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.
  21. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina on November 1, 1965.
  22. ^ Reassigned to the newly created United States District Court for the Central District of California on September 18, 1966.

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