Dozier Adolphus DeVane

Personal

Birthday: 
8/2/1883
Birthplace: 
near Lakeland, FL
Date of Death: 
12/15/1963
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1908-1918
County attorney, Hillsboro County, Florida, 1913-1914
Counsel, Florida Railroad Commission, 1918-1920
Rate attorney, AT&T, 1920-1922
Associate/general counsel, Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co., 1922-1930
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1930-1933
Solicitor, Federal Power Commission, 1933-1938
Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1938-1943

Education

Name of School: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1908

Judicial Career

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

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/22/1943
Termination Date: 
10/1/1947
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Court Name - Second: 

Florida Northern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
4/22/1943
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
1/31/1958
Termination Date - Second: 
12/15/1963
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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