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Bone, Homer Truett
Born January 25, 1883, in Franklin, IN
Died March 11, 1970, in Tacoma, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 1, 1944, to a seat vacated by Bert E. Haney. Confirmed by the Senate on April 1, 1944, and received commission on April 1, 1944. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1956. Service terminated on March 11, 1970, due to death.

Education:
Tacoma Law School, 1911

Professional Career:
Private practice, Tacoma, Washington, 1911-1932
Special deputy prosecutor, Pierce County, Washington, 1912
Corporation counsel, Port of Tacoma, Washington, 1918-1932
State representative, Washington, 1923-1924
U.S. senator from Washington, 1933-1944
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1956-1968
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