Caleb Merrill Wright

Personal

Birthday: 
10/7/1908
Birthplace: 
Georgetown, DE
Date of Death: 
5/12/2001
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Georgetown, Delaware, 1933-1955
Deputy attorney general, State of Delaware, 1935-1939
Delaware National Guard lieutenant, 1937-1941
Attorney, Delaware State Senate, 1938-1939
Attorney, Delaware General Assembly, 1940-1941

Education

Name of School: 
University of Delaware
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1930
Name of School - Second: 

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 - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1933

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Court Name: 

Delaware District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/27/1955
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/8/1973
Termination Date: 
5/12/2001
Termination Reason: 
Death
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