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Leavy, Charles Henry
Born February 16, 1884, in York, PA
Died September 25, 1952, in Tacoma, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on October 23, 1941, to a seat vacated by Edward E. Cushman. Confirmed by the Senate on February 18, 1942, and received commission on February 25, 1942. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on August 31, 1952. Service terminated on September 25, 1952, due to death.

Education:
Kansas City School of Law (now University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Read law, 1912

Professional Career:
Private practice, Newport, Washington, 1912-
Prosecutor, Pend Oreille County, Washington, 1914-1918
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Washington, 1918-1921
Prosecutor, Spokane County, Washington, 1922-1926
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, 1926-1936
U.S. representative from Washington, 1937-1942

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