History of the Federal Judiciary


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Kerr, Ewing Thomas
Born January 21, 1900, in Bowie, TX
Died July 1, 1992

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
Received a recess appointment from Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 22, 1955, to a seat vacated by T. Blake Kennedy; nominated to the same position by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 12, 1956. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1956, and received commission on March 2, 1956. Assumed senior status on September 26, 1975. Service terminated on July 1, 1992, due to death.

Education:
University of Colorado
University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1923
Central State Teachers College (now University of Central Oklahoma), B.S., 1923
Read law, 1927

Professional Career:
Private practice, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1927-1929
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Wyoming, 1930-1933
Attorney general, State of Wyoming, 1939-1943
Attorney, Wyoming Senate, 1943
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
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