History of the Federal Judiciary

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Arnold, Thurman Wesley
Born June 2, 1891, in Laramie, WY
Died November 1969

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 11, 1943, to a seat vacated by Wiley B. Rutledge, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1943, and received commission on March 11, 1943. Service terminated on July 9, 1945, due to resignation.

Princeton University, B.A., 1911
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, field artillery, -1919
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1914-1919
Private practice, Laramie, Wyoming, 1919-1927
State representative, Wyoming, 1921
Mayor, Laramie, Wyoming, 1923-1924
Lecturer, University of Wyoming, 1921-1926
Dean, West Virginia University College of Law, 1927-1930
Faculty, Yale University, 1930-1938; visiting professor, 1930-1931; professor of law, 1931-1938
Special assistant to general counsel, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 1933
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1938-1943
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1945-
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