Elijah Barrett Prettyman

Personal

Birthday: 
8/23/1891
Birthplace: 
Lexington, VA
Date of Death: 
8/4/1971
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Hopewell, Virginia, 1915-1917
U.S. Army captain, 1917-1919
Special attorney, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, D.C., and New York City, 1919-1920
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, Washington, D.C., and New York City, 1920-1933
General counsel, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1933-1934
Corporation counsel, Washington, D.C., 1934-1936
Private practice, Washington, D.C., and Hartford, Connecticut, 1936-1945

Education

Name of School: 
Randolph-Macon College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1910
Name of School - Second: 
Randolph-Macon College
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1911
Name of School - Third: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1915

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/28/1945
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/16/1962
Termination Date: 
8/4/1971
Termination Reason: 
Death
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