Edward Allen Tamm

Personal

Birthday: 
4/21/1906
Birthplace: 
St. Paul, MN
Date of Death: 
9/22/1985
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Deputy director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1930-1948

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, February 3, 1948; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, July 29, 1948; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1930
Name of School - Second: 

Suffolk University Law School

Suffolk Law School's expansive curriculum combines a strong academic foundation with expertise in an array of specialty areas. Nationally known faculty and a range of practical experiences provide superior preparation for practice in the 21st century.

Degree - Second: 
J.S.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1971

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/1/1949
Termination Date: 
3/16/1965
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
3/11/1965
Termination Date - Second: 
9/22/1985
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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