Donald Edward Lane

Personal

Birthday: 
6/10/1909
Birthplace: 
Chevy Chase, MD
Date of Death: 
5/30/1979
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1935-1941, 1945-1954
U.S. Naval Reserve commander, 1941-1945
Commissioner, U.S. Court of Claims, 1954-1969

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1931
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.

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/20/1969
Termination Date: 
5/30/1979
Termination Reason: 
Death
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