History of the Federal Judiciary


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Evans, Walter Howard
Born April 17, 1870, in New Middletown, IN
Died July 13, 1959, in Portland, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on January 28, 1931, to a seat vacated by Byron S. Waite. Confirmed by the Senate on February 14, 1931, and received commission on February 23, 1931. Service terminated on May 31, 1941, due to retirement.

Education:
Northern Indiana Normal School (now Valparaiso University), B.S., 1899
University of Oregon School of Law, LL.B., 1905

Professional Career:
Public school teacher, Oregon, 1886-1898
U.S. Army clerk, Quartermaster Department, 1898-1905
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Oregon, 1908-1912
District attorney, Fourth Judicial District, Oregon, 1912-1921
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1921-1931

 

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