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Strum, Louie Willard

Born January 16, 1890, in Valdosta, GA
Died July 26, 1954

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on February 21, 1931, to a new seat authorized by 46 Stat. 820. Confirmed by the Senate on February 28, 1931, and received commission on March 2, 1931. Served as chief judge, 1948-1950. Service terminated on October 3, 1950, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 14, 1950, to a seat vacated by Curtis Longino Waller. Confirmed by the Senate on September 23, 1950, and received commission on September 26, 1950. Service terminated on July 26, 1954, due to death.

Education:
Stetson University College of Law, LL.B., 1912

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy, 1906-1910
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1912-
U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1917-1919
Assistant city attorney, Jacksonville, Florida, 1921-1923
City attorney, Jacksonville, Florida, 1923-1925
Justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1925-1931; chief justice, 1931