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Smith, Edward Samuel
Died March 22, 2001, in Birmingham, AL
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 30, 1978, to a seat vacated by Byron G. Skelton. Confirmed by the Senate on July 26, 1978, and received commission on July 28, 1978. Service terminated on October 1, 1982, due to reassignment.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 25. Assumed senior status on June 1, 1989. Service terminated on March 22, 2001, due to death.
University of Virginia, B.A., 1941
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1947
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1941-1946
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1947-1961
Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1963; chief of trial section, 1961; deputy assistant attorney general and assistant for civil trials, 1962-1963
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1963-1978