History of the Federal Judiciary

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Miller, Justin
Born November 17, 1888, in Crescent City, CA
Died January 17, 1973

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 20, 1937, to a seat vacated by Josiah A. Van Orsdel. Confirmed by the Senate on August 21, 1937, and received commission on August 23, 1937. Service terminated on September 30, 1945, due to resignation.

Stanford University, A.B., 1911
University of Montana School of Law, LL.B., 1913
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1914

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hanford, Fresno, and San Francisco, California, 1914-1921
District attorney, Kings County, California, 1915-1918
Attorney and executive officer, California State Commission on Immigration and Housing, 1919-1921
Professor of law, University of Oregon, 1921-1923
Professor of law, University of Minnesota, 1923-1926
Professor of law, University of California, 1926-1927
Professor and dean, University of Southern California Law School, 1927-1930
Dean, Duke University School of Law, 1930-1935
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1934-1936
Member, U.S. Board of Tax Appeals, 1937
President, Association of Broadcasters, 1945-1951
Chairman of the board and general counsel, National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters, 1951-
Chairman, U.S. Salary Stabilization Board, 1951-1952

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