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Swan, Thomas Walter

Born December 20, 1877, in Norwich, CT
Died July 13, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on December 15, 1926, to a seat vacated by Henry Wade Rogers. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1926, and received commission on December 22, 1926. Served as chief judge, 1951-1953. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1953. Service terminated on July 13, 1975, due to death.

Yale University, A.B., 1900
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1903

Professional Career:

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1903-1916
Lecturer in law, University of Chicago, 1903-1904, 1908
Dean and professor of law, Yale Law School, 1916-1927
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1951-1953