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Madden, Joseph Warren

Born January 17, 1890, in Damascus, IL
Died February 17, 1972, in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 15, 1940, to a seat vacated by William R. Green. Confirmed by the Senate on January 2, 1941, and received commission on January 7, 1941. Assumed senior status on August 15, 1961. Service terminated on February 17, 1972, due to death.

University of Illinois, B.A., 1911
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1914

Professional Career:

Professor of law, University of Oklahoma, 1914-1916
Private practice, Rockford, Illinois, 1916-1917
Professor of law, Ohio State University, 1917-1921
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1920
Dean and professor of law, West Virginia University Law School, 1921-1927
Professor of law, University of Pittsburgh, 1927-1938
Chairman, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-1940
Associate director and director, Legal Division, and adviser to the U.S. military governor, Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1946
Professor of law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1961-1972