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Smith, John Lewis, Jr.

Born September 20, 1912, in Washington, DC
Died September 4, 1992, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on October 6, 1966, to a seat vacated by Luther W. Youngdahl. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1981-1982. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1983. Service terminated on September 4, 1992, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, District of Columbia Court of General Sessions, 1957-1966; chief judge, 1959-1966
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 1982-1988

Princeton University, A.B., 1935
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1938
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.M., 1939

Professional Career:

Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1940-1946
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Air Corps, 1942-1946
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1946-1956
Commissioner, District of Columbia Public Utilities Commission, 1956-1957
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1981-1982