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Lewis, David Thomas

Born April 25, 1912, in Salt Lake City, UT
Died September 28, 1983, in Salt Lake City, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 17, 1956, to a seat vacated by Orie Leon Phillips. Confirmed by the Senate on June 4, 1956, and received commission on June 5, 1956. Served as chief judge, 1970-1977. Assumed senior status on December 3, 1977. Service terminated on September 28, 1983, due to death.

University of Utah, B.A., 1935
University of Utah College of Law (now S.J. Quinney College of Law), J.D., 1937

Professional Career:

Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1938-1950
U.S. Army, 1945-1946
State representative, Utah, 1947-1948
Judge, Utah District Court, 1950-1956
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1970-1977