History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lewis, Oren Ritter
Born October 7, 1902, in Seymour, IN
Died June 12, 1983, in Arlington, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 21, 1960, to a seat vacated by C. Sterling Hutcheson. Confirmed by the Senate on May 31, 1960, and received commission on May 31, 1960. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1974. Service terminated on June 12, 1983, due to death.

Education:
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1939

Professional Career:
Private practice, Arlington County, Virginia, 1940-1960

 

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