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.

Education:
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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