Emory Marvin Underwood

Personal

Birthday: 
12/11/1877
Birthplace: 
Douglas County, GA
Date of Death: 
8/28/1960
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1903-1914, 1920-1931
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1914-1917
General counsel, Seaboard Air Line Company, 1917-1919
General solicitor, U.S. Railroad Administration, 1919-1920

Education

Name of School: 
Vanderbilt University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1900
Name of School - Second: 

Vanderbilt University Law School

The skills of lawyers, including the skills of analyzing complex issues, asking the right questions, advocating for clients, and managing disputes and organizations, are best taught in a rigorous setting by first-rate faculty, in the company of outstanding classmates. At Vanderbilt, you'll find a faculty that is second to none in combining excellent and demanding teaching with important and influential research. More than anywhere else, Vanderbilt professors are demanding in class and civil and accessible outside it. Our faculty and staff work hard to model, in every class and every program, best practices in teaching law. As a result, our graduates are in high demand, with more than 550 employers visiting Vanderbilt every year to recruit our students for positions throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1902

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/2/1931
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/5/1948
Termination Date: 
8/28/1960
Termination Reason: 
Death
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