Byron Raymond White

Personal

Birthday: 
6/8/1917
Birthplace: 
Fort Collins, CO
Date of Death: 
4/15/2002
Place of Death: 
Denver, CO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Professional football player, Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions, 1938-1940
U.S. Navy, Naval Intelligence, 1942-1945
Law clerk, Hon. Fred Vinson, Supreme Court of the United States, 1946-1947
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1947-1961
Deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1962

Education

Name of School: 
University of Colorado
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1938
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oxford, Rhodes Scholar
Name of School - Third: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1946

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/12/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/28/1993
Termination Date: 
4/15/2002
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eighth Circuit, April 16, 1962-June 8, 1970
Tenth Circuit, April 16, 1962-June 27, 1993
Sixth Circuit, July 4, 1981-September 30, 1981
Fifth Circuit, October 1, 1981-October 8, 1990
Eleventh Circuit, June 26, 1987-July 31, 1987

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