History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Doyle, William Edward
Born February 5, 1911, in Denver, CO
Died May 2, 1986, in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Service terminated on May 17, 1971, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on March 25, 1971, to a seat vacated by Alfred Paul Murrah. Confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1971, and received commission on April 26, 1971. Assumed senior status on December 28, 1984. Service terminated on May 2, 1986, due to death.

Education:
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1937
University of Colorado, A.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Deputy district attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1938-1941
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1941-1943, 1946-1958
U.S. Army, 1943-1945
Chief deputy district attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1948-1952
Judge, Colorado District Court, 1948-1949
Justice, Colorado Supreme Court, 1959-1961

 

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