History of the Federal Judiciary

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Tamm, Edward Allen
Born April 21, 1906, in St. Paul, MN
Died September 22, 1985

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on June 22, 1948, to a seat vacated by James M. Proctor; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 13, 1949. Confirmed by the Senate on March 29, 1949, and received commission on April 1, 1949. Service terminated on March 16, 1965, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on March 1, 1965, to a seat vacated by Walter M. Bastian. Confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 1965, and received commission on March 11, 1965. Service terminated on September 22, 1985, due to death.

Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1930
Suffolk University Law School, J.S.D., 1971

Professional Career:
Deputy director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1930-1948
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