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Oberdorfer, Louis Falk

Born February 21, 1919, in Birmingham, AL
Died February 21, 2013, in McLean, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 16, 1977, to a seat vacated by William B. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1977, and received commission on October 11, 1977. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1992. Service terminated on February 21, 2013, due to death.

Dartmouth College, A.B., 1939
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1946

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1941-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Hugo Black, Supreme Court of the United States, 1946-1947
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1947-1961, 1965-1977
Assistant attorney general, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1965