History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Huxman, Walter August
Born February 16, 1887, in Pretty Prairie, KS
Died June 25, 1972

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 24, 1939, to a seat vacated by Robert Lee Williams. Confirmed by the Senate on May 17, 1939, and received commission on May 23, 1939. Assumed senior status on April 1, 1957. Service terminated on June 25, 1972, due to death.

University of Kansas School of Law, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:
Assistant county attorney, Kansas, 1915-1919
City attorney, Hutchinson, Kansas, 1919-1921
Private practice, Hutchinson, Kansas, 1919-1937
Member, Kansas State Tax Commission, 1931-1932
Governor, Kansas, 1937-1939

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