History of the Federal Judiciary

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Allen, Florence Ellinwood
Born March 23, 1884, in Salt Lake City, UT
Died September 12, 1966, in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 6, 1934, to a seat vacated by Smith Hickenlooper. Confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 1934, and received commission on March 21, 1934. Served as chief judge, 1958-1959. Assumed senior status on October 5, 1959. Service terminated on September 12, 1966, due to death.

Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University), B.A., 1904
Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University), M.A., 1908
New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1914-1919
Assistant prosecutor, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1919-1920
Judge, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1920-1922
Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1922-1934

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