History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Arant, Herschel Whitfield
Born July 18, 1887, in Church Hill, AL
Died January 14, 1941

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 9, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on February 21, 1939, and received commission on March 4, 1939. Service terminated on January 14, 1941, due to death.

Education:
University of Alabama, B.S., 1910
Yale University, B.A., 1911
Yale University, M.A., 1912
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1915

Professional Career:
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1915-1920
Professor of law, Lamar School of Law, Emory University, 1916-1920
Assistant professor of law, Yale University, 1920-1922
Dean of the law school/professor of law, University of Kansas, 1922-1928
Dean of the law school/professor of law, Ohio State University, 1928-1939

 

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