History of the Federal Judiciary


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Waller, Curtis Longino
Born January 9, 1887, in Silver Creek, MS
Died July 11, 1950

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 11, 1940, to a new seat authorized by 54 Stat. 219. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1940, and received commission on June 19, 1940. Service terminated on March 12, 1943, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 11, 1940, to a new seat authorized by 54 Stat. 219. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1940, and received commission on June 19, 1940. Service terminated on March 12, 1943, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 18, 1943, to a new seat authorized by 56 Stat. 1050. Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1943, and received commission on March 10, 1943. Service terminated on July 11, 1950, due to death.

Education:
Mississippi College, Ph.B., 1908
Millsaps College, LL.B., 1910

Professional Career:
Private secretary, U.S. Rep. Pat Harrison, Mississippi, 1911-1914
Private practice, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, 1914-1927
U.S. Army pilot, Air Service, World War I
State representative, Mississippi, 1924
Private practice, Tallahassee, Florida, 1930-1940
State's attorney, Second Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1932
State representative, Florida, 1933-1934
U.S. Army Reserve lieutenant colonel
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