History of the Federal Judiciary


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Laramore, Don Nelson
Born December 22, 1906, in Starke County, IN
Died August 9, 1989, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on February 15, 1954, to a seat vacated by George Evan Howell. Confirmed by the Senate on March 16, 1954, and received commission on March 17, 1954. Assumed senior status on January 17, 1972. Service terminated on September 30, 1982, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 25. Service terminated on August 9, 1989, due to death.

Education:
University of Chicago
Indiana Law School (now Indiana University McKinney School of Law)

Professional Career:
Official reporter, Indiana Circuit Court, Forty-Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1925-1936
Attorney, Claims Department, Nickel Plate Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central Railroad, 1936-1942
Judge, Indiana Circuit Court, Forty-Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1942-1954

 

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