Carroll O. Switzer

Personal

Birthday: 
5/23/1908
Birthplace: 
Pilot Mound, IA
Date of Death: 
5/30/1960
Place of Death: 
Des Moines, IA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Des Moines, Iowa
Assistant city solicitor, Des Moines, Iowa, 1936-1938

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, June 9, 1949; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, January 5, 1950; rejected by Senate, August 9, 1950; resigned, August 9, 1950

Education

Name of School: 

Drake University Law School

Drake Law School prepares outstanding lawyers who will promote justice, serve as leaders in their communities and the legal profession, and respond to the call of public service. We are a welcoming and inclusive community distinguished by an accessible faculty and staff and a collegial student body. We provide an exceptional learning environment that integrates legal theory and the development of professional skills; promotes critical thinking and effective problem solving; examines international perspectives; and instills the ideals of ethics and professionalism.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1932

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Court Name: 

Iowa Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Termination Date: 
8/9/1950
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
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