Charles Evans Whittaker

Personal

Birthday: 
2/22/1901
Birthplace: 
near Troy, KS
Date of Death: 
11/26/1973
Place of Death: 
Kansas City, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1924-1954
Arbitrator, General Motors Corporation, 1965
Advisor, U.S. Senate Select Committee on Standards and Conduct, 1966

Education

Name of School: 

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

William P. Borland, Edward D. Ellison and Elmer N. Powell founded the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1895 as the Kansas City School of Law. The Law School continues to build and equip quality attorneys who take pride in practicing their profession all over the world.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1924

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/8/1954
Termination Date: 
6/21/1956
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
6/5/1956
Termination Date - Second: 
3/24/1957
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Third: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Third: 
3/22/1957
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
3/31/1962
Termination Date - Third: 
9/30/1965
Termination Reason - Third: 
Resignation
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eighth Circuit, March 25, 1957-March 31, 1962
Tenth Circuit, March 25, 1957-March 31, 1962

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