History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Broaddus, Bower Slack
Born May 30, 1888, in Chillicothe, MO
Died December 10, 1949

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on September 24, 1940, to a seat vacated by Alfred P. Murrah. Confirmed by the Senate on September 27, 1940, and received commission on October 1, 1940. Service terminated on December 10, 1949, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on September 24, 1940, to a seat vacated by Alfred P. Murrah. Confirmed by the Senate on September 27, 1940, and received commission on October 1, 1940. Service terminated on December 10, 1949, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on September 24, 1940, to a seat vacated by Alfred P. Murrah. Confirmed by the Senate on September 27, 1940, and received commission on October 1, 1940. Service terminated on December 10, 1949, due to death.

Education:
Kansas City School of Law (now University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law), LL.B., 1910

Professional Career:
Private practice, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1910-1940
Judge, Muskogee [Oklahoma] Police Court, 1912-1914
City attorney, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1926-1930
State representative, Oklahoma, 1933-1935
State senator, Oklahoma, 1935-1938

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