Edward Samuel Smith

Personal

Birthday: 
3/27/1919
Birthplace: 
Birmingham, AL
Date of Death: 
3/22/2001
Place of Death: 
Birmingham, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1941-1946
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1947-1961
Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1963; chief of trial section, 1961; deputy assistant attorney general and assistant for civil trials, 1962-1963
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1963-1978

Education

Name of School: 
University of Virginia
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1947

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/28/1978
Termination Date: 
9/30/1982
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Federal Circuit Appeals Court

Commission Date - Second: 
10/1/1982
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/1/1989
Termination Date - Second: 
3/22/2001
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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