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McLaughlin, Charles Francis

Born June 19, 1887, in Lincoln, NE
Died February 5, 1976, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Confirmed by the Senate on February 27, 1950, and received commission on March 1, 1950. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1964. Service terminated on February 5, 1976, due to death.

University of Nebraska, A.B., 1908
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1910

Professional Career:

Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1910-1935
Special master in chancery, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1916-1918
U.S. Army, American Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919
U.S. Army Reserve major, 1919-1921
U.S. representative from Nebraska, 1935-1943
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska, 1942
Member, American-Mexican Claims Commission, 1943-1947
Member, U.S. Indian Claims Commission, 1947-1949

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, October 17, 1949; no Senate vote