List of federal judges appointed by Harry S. Truman

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Harry S. Truman

Following is a list of all Article III United States federal judges appointed by President Harry S. Truman during his presidency.[1] In total Truman appointed 133 Article III federal judges, including 4 Justices to the Supreme Court of the United States (including one Chief Justice), 27 judges to the United States Courts of Appeals, and 102 judges to the United States district courts.

Additionally, 9 Article I federal judge appointments are listed, including 3 judges to the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 2 judges to the United States Court of Claims and 4 judges to the United States Customs Court.

United States Supreme Court Justices[edit]

# Justice Seat State Former Justice Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began
active service
Ended
active service
Ended
senior service
1 Harold Hitz Burton 8 Ohio Owen Roberts September 18, 1945 September 19, 1945 September 22, 1945 October 13, 1958 October 28, 1964
2 Fred M. Vinson Chief Kentucky Harlan F. Stone June 6, 1946 June 20, 1946 June 21, 1946 September 8, 1953
3 Tom C. Clark 10 Texas Frank Murphy August 2, 1949 August 18, 1949 August 19, 1949 June 12, 1967 June 13, 1977
4 Sherman Minton 3 Indiana Wiley Blount Rutledge September 15, 1949 October 4, 1949 October 5, 1949 October 15, 1956 April 9, 1965

Courts of Appeals[edit]

# Judge Circuit Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 Bennett Champ Clark D.C. September 12, 1945 September 24, 1945 September 28, 1945 July 13, 1954
2 Wilbur Kingsbury Miller D.C. September 12, 1945 September 24, 1945 September 28, 1945 October 15, 1964 January 24, 1976
3 William Edwin Orr Ninth September 10, 1945 September 19, 1945 September 28, 1945 January 1, 1956 October 7, 1965
4 E. Barrett Prettyman D.C. September 12, 1945 September 24, 1945 September 28, 1945 April 16, 1962 August 4, 1971
5 John Joseph O'Connell Third September 12, 1945 October 3, 1945 October 11, 1945 December 16, 1949
6 Shackelford Miller Jr. Sixth November 23, 1945 December 4, 1945 December 11, 1945 November 1, 1965 November 24, 1965
7 Harry Ellis Kalodner Third May 21, 1946 July 25, 1946 July 27, 1946 October 3, 1969 March 15, 1977
8 John Caskie Collet Eighth April 30, 1947 July 8, 1947 July 9, 1947 December 5, 1955
9 James McPherson Proctor D.C. February 2, 1948 March 2, 1948 March 5, 1948 September 17, 1953
10 Harold Montelle Stephens D.C. February 2, 1948 March 2, 1948 March 5, 1948 May 28, 1955
11 F. Ryan Duffy Seventh January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 February 2, 1949 June 30, 1966 August 16, 1979
12 Walter Lyndon Pope Ninth February 14, 1949 February 25, 1949 March 1, 1949 April 1, 1961 March 27, 1969
13 Philip J. Finnegan Seventh April 8, 1949 May 3, 1949 May 5, 1949 January 4, 1959
14 Walter C. Lindley Seventh September 15, 1949 October 12, 1949 October 13, 1949 January 3, 1958
15 John Coleman Pickett Tenth September 23, 1949 October 12, 1949 October 13, 1949 January 1, 1966 September 1, 1983
16 Wayne G. Borah Fifth October 15, 1949 October 19, 1949 October 21, 1949 December 31, 1956 February 6, 1966
17 Robert Lee Russell Fifth October 15, 1949 October 19, 1949 October 21, 1949 January 18, 1955
18 David L. Bazelon D.C. January 5, 1950 February 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[2] June 30, 1979 February 19, 1993
19 Charles Fahy D.C. January 5, 1950 April 4, 1950 October 21, 1949[3] April 17, 1967 September 17, 1979
20 William H. Hastie Third January 5, 1950 July 19, 1950 October 21, 1949[4] May 31, 1971 April 14, 1976
21 Hardress Nathaniel Swaim Seventh January 5, 1950 February 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[2] July 30, 1957
22 George Thomas Washington D.C. January 5, 1950 April 28, 1950 October 21, 1949[5] November 10, 1965 August 21, 1971
23 Austin Leander Staley Third April 27, 1950 June 27, 1950 July 5, 1950 December 31, 1967 August 3, 1978
24 Louie Willard Strum Fifth September 14, 1950 September 23, 1950 September 26, 1950 July 26, 1954
25 John Patrick Hartigan First December 21, 1950 January 2, 1951 January 3, 1951 March 31, 1965 August 10, 1968
26 Richard Rives Fifth / Eleventh April 12, 1951 May 1, 1951 May 3, 1951 February 15, 1966 October 27, 1982[6]
27 Harold Medina Second June 11, 1951 June 21, 1951 June 23, 1951 March 1, 1958 February 22, 1980

District Courts[edit]

# Judge Court
[Note 1]
Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 Roger Thomas Foley[7] D. Nev. March 30, 1945 April 10, 1945 May 2, 1945 April 1, 1957 October 9, 1974
2 Donnell Gilliam E.D.N.C. May 3, 1945 May 15, 1945 May 18, 1945 March 16, 1959 March 6, 1960
3 Dennis F. Donovan D. Minn. June 1, 1945 July 17, 1945 July 18, 1945 December 31, 1965 September 16, 1974
4 Arthur A. Koscinski E.D. Mich. June 4, 1945 July 17, 1945 July 18, 1945 April 30, 1957 November 21, 1957
5 Alexander Holtzoff D.D.C. September 12, 1945 September 24, 1945 September 28, 1945 December 31, 1967 September 6, 1969
6 Ben Herbert Rice Jr. W.D. Tex. September 10, 1945 September 19, 1945 September 28, 1945 March 14, 1964
7 William Carey Mathes S.D. Cal. September 24, 1945 October 11, 1945 October 17, 1945 June 9, 1965 July 24, 1967
8 Thomas M. Madden D.N.J. October 9, 1945 October 23, 1945 October 25, 1945 January 1, 1968 March 29, 1976
9 Wallace Samuel Gourley W.D. Pa. November 2, 1945 November 20, 1945 November 29, 1945 August 4, 1969 September 23, 1976
10 Arthur Johnson Mellott D. Kan. November 13, 1945 November 27, 1945 November 29, 1945 December 29, 1957
11 Seybourn Harris Lynne N.D. Ala. December 14, 1945 December 20, 1945 January 3, 1946 January 9, 1973 September 10, 2000
12 Edward S. Kampf N.D.N.Y. January 17, 1946 February 5, 1946 February 8, 1946 July 1, 1948
13 Roy Mahlon Shelbourne W.D. Ky. January 17, 1946 February 5, 1946 February 8, 1946 November 1, 1964 December 29, 1974
14 Francis Muir Scarlett S.D. Ga. January 24, 1946 February 13, 1946 February 14, 1946 August 2, 1968 November 18, 1971
15 Jacob Weinberger S.D. Cal. January 24, 1946 February 15, 1946 February 21, 1946 November 1, 1958 May 20, 1974
16 Samuel Marion Driver E.D. Wash. March 12, 1946 April 9, 1946 April 13, 1946 September 12, 1958
17 Howard C. Speakman D. Ariz. March 27, 1946 April 9, 1946 April 13, 1946 June 17, 1952
18 John W. Murphy M.D. Pa. May 7, 1946 May 21, 1946 May 27, 1946 March 28, 1962
19 George Bernard Harris N.D. Cal. June 18, 1946 June 29, 1946 July 9, 1946 July 31, 1970 October 18, 1983
20 Raymond Wesley Starr W.D. Mich. July 3, 1946 July 23, 1946 July 25, 1946 August 15, 1961 November 2, 1968
21 Theodore Levin E.D. Mich. July 3, 1946 July 25, 1946 July 27, 1946 December 31, 1970
22 Richard Seymour Rodney D. Del. July 25, 1946 July 27, 1946 July 31, 1946 January 1, 1957 December 22, 1963
23 Frederick Voris Follmer E.D. Pa.
M.D. Pa.
W.D. Pa.
July 31, 1946 July 31, 1946 August 7, 1946 June 1, 1955[8]
December 30, 1967
June 1, 1955[8]

May 3, 1971
24 James P. McGranery E.D. Pa. July 31, 1946 July 31, 1946 August 7, 1946 May 26, 1952
25 Richmond Bowling Keech D.D.C. January 8, 1947 January 22, 1947 October 14, 1946[9] November 1, 1966 April 13, 1986
26 Edward Matthew Curran D.D.C. January 8, 1947 February 3, 1947 October 16, 1946[10] April 2, 1971 January 10, 1988
27 Dal Millington Lemmon N.D. Cal. January 17, 1947 February 5, 1947 February 7, 1947 May 3, 1954
28 John David Clifford Jr. D. Me. January 10, 1947 March 14, 1947 March 24, 1947 November 18, 1956
29 Albert Vickers Bryan E.D. Va. May 15, 1947 June 3, 1947 June 5, 1947 August 23, 1961
30 R. Ewing Thomason W.D. Tex. April 24, 1947 June 3, 1947 June 5, 1947 June 1, 1963 November 8, 1973
31 Harold Medina S.D.N.Y. May 15, 1947 June 18, 1947 June 20, 1947 June 23, 1951
32 Joseph Brannon Dooley N.D. Tex. January 8, 1947 July 8, 1947 July 9, 1947 October 1, 1966 January 19, 1967
33 Leo F. Rayfiel E.D.N.Y. June 30, 1947 July 23, 1947 July 30, 1947 March 4, 1966 November 18, 1978
34 Roy Winfield Harper[11] E.D. Mo.
W.D. Mo.
November 24, 1947 August 7, 1947[12] December 19, 1947
34.1 Roy Winfield Harper[11] E.D. Mo.
W.D. Mo.
December 20, 1947[13] June 20, 1948
34.2 Roy Winfield Harper[11] E.D. Mo.
W.D. Mo.
January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 June 22, 1948[14] January 5, 1971 February 13, 1994
35 Sylvester J. Ryan S.D.N.Y. November 24, 1947 December 18, 1947 November 1, 1947[15] January 3, 1973 April 10, 1981
36 Herbert William Christenberry E.D. La. July 11, 1947 December 18, 1947 December 20, 1947 October 5, 1975
37 Samuel H. Kaufman S.D.N.Y. January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 June 22, 1948[14] July 31, 1955 May 5, 1960
38 Edward Allen Tamm D.D.C. January 13, 1949 March 29, 1949 June 22, 1948[16] March 16, 1965
39 David Ezekiel Henderson W.D.N.C. September 1, 1948[17] February 14, 1949
40 Carl Hatch D.N.M. January 13, 1949 January 17, 1949 January 21, 1949 April 5, 1963 September 15, 1963
41 James Thomas Foley N.D.N.Y. January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 February 2, 1949 June 30, 1980 August 17, 1990
42 William T. McCarthy D. Mass. January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 February 2, 1949 May 31, 1960 April 6, 1964
43 Thomas Patrick Thornton E.D. Mich. January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 February 2, 1949 February 15, 1966 July 1, 1985
44 Wilson Warlick W.D.N.C. January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 February 2, 1949 June 24, 1968 January 30, 1978
45 Herbert Wilson Erskine N.D. Cal. January 13, 1949 February 25, 1949 March 1, 1949 March 18, 1951
46 William Daniel Murray D. Mont. April 5, 1949 May 4, 1949 May 9, 1949 December 31, 1965 October 3, 1994
47 Robert Emmet Tehan E.D. Wis. April 5, 1949 May 17, 1949 May 19, 1949 June 30, 1971 November 27, 1975
48 Abraham Benjamin Conger M.D. Ga. May 19, 1949 June 2, 1949 June 6, 1949 December 9, 1953
49 James Allred[18] S.D. Tex. September 23, 1949 October 12, 1949 October 13, 1949 September 24, 1959
50 Ben Clarkson Connally S.D. Tex. September 23, 1949 October 12, 1949 October 13, 1949 December 28, 1974 December 2, 1975
51 Casper Platt E.D. Ill. September 15, 1949 October 12, 1949 October 13, 1949 September 16, 1965
52 James Marshall Carter S.D. Cal. September 23, 1949 October 15, 1949 October 18, 1949 December 1, 1967
53 Ernest W. Gibson Jr. D. Vt. September 15, 1949 October 15, 1949 October 18, 1949 November 4, 1969
54 Harry Clay Westover S.D. Cal. September 23, 1949 October 15, 1949 October 18, 1949 December 31, 1965 April 14, 1983
55 Maurice Neil Andrews N.D. Ga. January 5, 1950 October 21, 1949[19] October 31, 1950
56 Owen McIntosh Burns W.D. Pa. January 5, 1950 March 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[20] October 26, 1952
57 Thomas James Clary E.D. Pa. January 5, 1950 March 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[20] March 1, 1969 August 1, 1977
58 Delmas Carl Hill D. Kan. January 5, 1950 March 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[20] September 28, 1961
59 James Robert Kirkland D.D.C. January 5, 1950 March 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[20] February 25, 1958
60 John F. X. McGohey S.D.N.Y. January 5, 1950 March 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[20] March 17, 1970 July 7, 1972
61 J. Skelly Wright E.D. La. January 5, 1950 March 8, 1950 October 21, 1949[20] April 15, 1962
62 Frank Arthur Hooper N.D. Ga. January 5, 1950 February 21, 1950 October 21, 1949[21] June 29, 1967 February 11, 1985
63 Charles F. McLaughlin D.D.C. January 5, 1950 February 27, 1950 October 21, 1949[22] December 31, 1964 February 5, 1976
64 Gregory Francis Noonan S.D.N.Y. January 5, 1950 April 25, 1950 October 21, 1949[23] May 1, 1964
65 Willis William Ritter D. Utah January 5, 1950 June 29, 1950 October 21, 1949[24] March 4, 1978
66 Gus J. Solomon D. Ore. January 5, 1950 June 27, 1950 October 21, 1949[25] September 1, 1971 February 15, 1987
67 Carroll O. Switzer S.D. Iowa January 5, 1950 October 21, 1949[26] August 9, 1950
68 Allan Kuhn Grim E.D. Pa. January 5, 1950 April 4, 1950 October 21, 1949[3] November 1, 1961 December 7, 1965
69 Irving Kaufman S.D.N.Y. January 5, 1950 April 4, 1950 October 21, 1949[3] September 22, 1961
70 Burnita Shelton Matthews D.D.C. January 5, 1950 April 4, 1950 October 21, 1949[3] March 1, 1968 April 25, 1988
71 Sidney Sugarman S.D.N.Y. January 5, 1950 April 28, 1950 October 21, 1949[5] June 30, 1971 August 9, 1974
72 Robert Love Taylor E.D. Tenn. January 5, 1950 March 8, 1950 November 2, 1949[20] January 15, 1984 July 11, 1987
73 George William Whitehurst N.D. Fla.
S.D. Fla.
January 30, 1950 February 21, 1950 February 23, 1950 June 30, 1961 January 13, 1974
74 William Lee Knous D. Colo. March 1, 1950 April 4, 1950 April 7, 1950 December 12, 1959
75 William Elwood Steckler S.D. Ind. February 14, 1950 April 4, 1950 April 7, 1950 December 31, 1986 March 8, 1995
76 Rabe Ferguson Marsh Jr. W.D. Pa. March 27, 1950 June 2, 1950 June 8, 1950 January 31, 1977 April 19, 1993
77 William Robert Wallace E.D. Okla.
N.D. Okla.
W.D. Okla.
April 17, 1950 June 2, 1950 June 8, 1950 June 24, 1960
78 Edward Weinfeld S.D.N.Y. July 10, 1950 August 1, 1950 August 5, 1950 January 17, 1988
79 John Milton Bryan Simpson S.D. Fla. September 14, 1950 September 23, 1950 September 26, 1950 October 29, 1962[27]
80 William Matthew Byrne Sr. S.D. Cal. November 27, 1950 December 13, 1950 September 27, 1950[28] June 30, 1966 September 18, 1966[29]
81 Oliver Jesse Carter N.D. Cal. November 27, 1950 December 13, 1950 September 27, 1950[28] April 7, 1976 June 14, 1976
82 Walter Maximillian Bastian D.D.C. November 27, 1950 December 14, 1950 October 23, 1950[30] December 15, 1954
83 Edward Preston Murphy N.D. Cal. December 4, 1950 December 13, 1950 December 21, 1950 December 13, 1958
84 William F. Riley S.D. Iowa November 29, 1950 December 14, 1950 December 27, 1950 December 29, 1956
85 Edward L. Leahy D.R.I. December 21, 1950 January 2, 1951 January 3, 1951 July 22, 1953
86 Alfred Egidio Modarelli D.N.J. November 29, 1950 January 2, 1951 January 3, 1951 September 22, 1957
87 Charles Joseph McNamee N.D. Ohio February 8, 1951 March 6, 1951 March 9, 1951 May 2, 1964
88 Daniel Holcombe Thomas S.D. Ala. January 29, 1951 March 6, 1951 March 9, 1951 August 25, 1971 April 13, 2000
89 William Boyd Sloan N.D. Ga. February 19, 1951 March 20, 1951 March 23, 1951 August 1, 1965 October 22, 1970
90 William James Lindberg E.D. Wash.
W.D. Wash.
March 12, 1951 April 24, 1951 April 25, 1951 May 19, 1961[31]
March 1, 1971

December 15, 1981
91 William Alvah Stewart W.D. Pa. February 27, 1951 April 24, 1951 April 25, 1951 April 9, 1953
92 Joseph Warren Sheehy E.D. Tex. May 16, 1951 June 7, 1951 June 8, 1951 February 23, 1967
93 Thomas Francis Murphy S.D.N.Y. June 11, 1951 June 29, 1951 July 2, 1951 December 3, 1970 October 26, 1995
94 Edward Jordan Dimock S.D.N.Y. June 11, 1951 July 10, 1951 July 11, 1951 July 28, 1961 March 17, 1986
95 Joseph Sam Perry N.D. Ill. July 13, 1951 August 21, 1951 August 22, 1951 November 29, 1971 February 18, 1984
96 Luther Youngdahl D.D.C. July 6, 1951 August 28, 1951 August 29, 1951 May 29, 1966 June 21, 1978
97 Richard Hartshorne D.N.J. October 17, 1951 October 19, 1951 October 20, 1951 October 29, 1961 September 14, 1975
98 Ernest Allen Tolin S.D. Cal. March 3, 1952 June 10, 1952 October 30, 1951[32] June 11, 1961
99 David Norton Edelstein S.D.N.Y. January 30, 1952 April 7, 1952 November 1, 1951[33] November 1, 1994 August 19, 2000
100 Ashton Hilliard Williams E.D.S.C. June 17, 1952 July 2, 1952 July 3, 1952 February 25, 1962
101 James Augustine Walsh D. Ariz. July 3, 1952 July 5, 1952 July 7, 1952 July 9, 1976 May 2, 1991
102 Monroe Mark Friedman N.D. Cal. January 9, 1953 July 17, 1952[34] August 3, 1953

Specialty courts (Article I)[edit]

United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals[edit]

# Judge Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 Noble J. Johnson May 28, 1948 June 8, 1948 June 10, 1948 July 19, 1956[35]
2 Eugene Worley February 24, 1950 March 8, 1950 March 9, 1950 April 30, 1959[36]
3 William Purington Cole Jr. July 4, 1952 July 5, 1952 July 7, 1952 September 22, 1957

United States Court of Claims[edit]

# Judge Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 John Marvin Jones January 20, 1947 July 8, 1947 July 9, 1947[37] September 1, 1948[38]
2 George Evan Howell July 18, 1947 July 23, 1947 July 30, 1947 September 30, 1953

United States Customs Court[edit]

# Judge Nomination
date
Confirmation
date
Began active
service
Ended active
service
Ended senior
status
1 Irvin Charles Mollison October 3, 1945 October 26, 1945 October 29, 1945 May 5, 1962
2 Jed Johnson April 7, 1947 June 23, 1947 June 25, 1947 May 8, 1963
3 Paul Peter Rao January 13, 1949 January 31, 1949 June 22, 1948[14] November 1, 1980[39]
4 Morgan Ford June 22, 1949 July 12, 1949 July 15, 1949 November 1, 1980[39]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 8, 1950, and received commission on February 10, 1950.
  3. ^ a b c d Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on April 4, 1950, and received commission on April 7, 1950.
  4. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on July 19, 1950, and received commission on July 22, 1950.
  5. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on April 28, 1950, and received commission on May 1, 1950.
  6. ^ Originally appointed to the Fifth Circuit, but reassigned by operation of law to the newly created Eleventh Circuit on October 1, 1981.
  7. ^ Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt but appointed by Harry S. Truman.
  8. ^ a b On June 1, 1955, Follmer was reassigned to only the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  9. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 8, 1947, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 22, 1947, and received commission on January 24, 1947.
  10. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 8, 1947, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 3, 1947, and received commission on February 5, 1947.
  11. ^ a b c Harper received three consecutive recess appointments to the same court; his formal nomination was not acted on by the United States Senate the first two times, but after the third recess appointment, Harper was confirmed by the Senate.
  12. ^ Recess appointment; the nomination expired without action by the United States Senate.
  13. ^ Recess appointment; the nomination of November 24, 1947 was still pending and later expired without action by the United States Senate.
  14. ^ a b c Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 13, 1949, confirmed by the United States Senate on January 31, 1949, and received commission on February 2, 1949.
  15. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on November 24, 1947, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 18, 1947, and received commission on December 20, 1947.
  16. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 13, 1949, confirmed by the United States Senate on March 29, 1949, and received commission on April 1, 1949.
  17. ^ Recess appointment; nomination never sent to the United States Senate.
  18. ^ Allred had earlier been appointed to a different seat on the same court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Allred resigned to seek elected office, and, unsuccessful in that endeavor, was later reappointed to the court by Truman.
  19. ^ Recess appointment; the United States Senate later rejected the appointment.
  20. ^ a b c d e f g Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on March 8, 1950, and received commission on March 9, 1950.
  21. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 21, 1950, and received commission on February 23, 1950.
  22. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on February 27, 1950, and received commission on March 1, 1950.
  23. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on April 25, 1950, and received commission on April 26, 1950.
  24. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 29, 1950, and received commission on July 7, 1950.
  25. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 27, 1950, and received commission on July 5, 1950.
  26. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 5, 1950, but the United States Senate rejected the appointment.
  27. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida on October 29, 1962
  28. ^ a b Recess appointment; formally nominated on November 27, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 13, 1950, and received commission on December 21, 1950.
  29. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to the United States District Court for the Central District of California on September 18, 1966.
  30. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on November 27, 1950, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 14, 1950, and received commission on December 22, 1950.
  31. ^ Reassigned by operation of law to only the Western District on May 19, 1961.
  32. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on March 3, 1952, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 10, 1952, and received commission on June 11, 1952.
  33. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 30, 1952, confirmed by the United States Senate on April 7, 1952, and received commission on April 8, 1952.
  34. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 9, 1953, but the United States Senate rejected the appointment.
  35. ^ Laterally appointed to Chief Judge seat on the same court on July 19, 1956.
  36. ^ Laterally appointed to Chief Judge seat on the same court on April 30, 1959.
  37. ^ Laterally appointed to serve as Chief Justice, after serving as a judge on the same court.
  38. ^ Chief Justice seat reassigned as Chief Judge.
  39. ^ a b Reassigned by operation of law to the United States Court of International Trade on November 1, 1980.

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