History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Noland, James Ellsworth
Born April 22, 1920, in LaGrange, MO
Died August 12, 1992, in Indianapolis, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on October 6, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1984-1986. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1986. Service terminated on August 12, 1992, due to death.

Education:
Indiana University, A.B., 1942
Harvard Business School, M.B.A., 1943
Indiana University School of Law -- Bloomington (now Maurer School of Law), J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana, 1946, 1950
Private practice, Bloomington, Indiana, 1948-1949
U.S. representative from Indiana, 1949-1951
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1951-1966
Assistant attorney general, State of Indiana, 1952
Election commissioner, State of Indiana, 1954
First assistant city attorney, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1956-1957
Member, Indiana State Election Board, 1958-1966

 

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