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Oliver, Webster J.

Born January 14, 1888, in Brooklyn, NY
Died November 16, 1969, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 11, 1940, to a seat vacated by Charles P. McClelland. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1940, and received commission on June 24, 1940. Served as presiding judge, 1940-1965. Assumed senior status on June 24, 1967. Service terminated on November 16, 1969, due to death.

Brooklyn Law School, LL.B., 1911

Professional Career:

Private practice, 1912-1917, 1919-1935
U.S. Army captain, Ordnance Corps, 1917-1919
Customs Division, U.S. Department of Justice, New York City, 1935-1940; special attorney, 1935-1938; assistant attorney general, 1938-1940