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Youngdahl, Luther Wallace

Born May 29, 1896, in Minneapolis, MN
Died June 21, 1978, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Harry S Truman on July 6, 1951, to a seat vacated by T. Alan Goldsborough. Confirmed by the Senate on August 28, 1951, and received commission on August 29, 1951. Assumed senior status on May 29, 1966. Service terminated on June 21, 1978, due to death.

Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A., 1919
Minnesota College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law), LL.B., 1921

Professional Career:

U.S. Army second lieutenant, World War I
Assistant city attorney, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1921-1924
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1924-1930
Judge, Minneapolis [Minnesota] Municipal Court, 1930-1936
Judge, Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1936-1942
Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1942-1946
Governor, Minnesota, 1947-1951