History of the Federal Judiciary

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Delehant, John Wayne
Born September 3, 1890, in Goodland, KS
Died April 20, 1972, in Omaha, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 19, 1942, to a seat vacated by Thomas C. Munger. Confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1942, and received commission on February 13, 1942. Served as chief judge, 1956-1957. Assumed senior status on April 30, 1957. Service terminated on April 20, 1972, due to death.

Creighton University, A.B., 1910
Creighton University, A.M., 1911
Creighton University School of Law, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Beatrice, Nebraska, 1913-1942
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