Alfred Adams Wheat
Private practice, New York City, 1893-1922
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1922-1929
Acting solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1929
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, February 28, 1929; no Senate vote
George Washington University Law School
Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.