History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Walker, Thomas Joseph
Born March 25, 1877, in Plymouth, PA
Died January 18, 1945, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 11, 1940, to a seat vacated by Jerry B. Sullivan. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1940, and received commission on June 20, 1940. Service terminated on January 18, 1945, due to death.

Education:
University of Virginia
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University)

Professional Career:
U.S. Armed Forces, 1898
State representative, Montana, 1905
County attorney, Silver Bow County, Montana, 1906-1910
Private practice, Butte, Montana, 1909-1922, 1934-1940
State senator, Montana, 1922-1934

 

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