Alfred Adams Wheat

Personal

Birthday: 
6/13/1867
Birthplace: 
Nashua, NH
Date of Death: 
3/11/1943
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Dartmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1889
Name of School - Second: 

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.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1891

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/3/1929
Termination Date: 
6/4/1930
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia], Chief Justice
Court Name - Second: 

District of Columbia District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
6/4/1930
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
12/31/1941
Termination Date - Second: 
5/11/1943
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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