Henry White Edgerton

Personal

Birthday: 
10/20/1888
Birthplace: 
Rush Center, KS
Date of Death: 
2/23/1970
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1914
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1915-1916, 1918-1921
Professor, Cornell University Law School, 1916-1918
Professor, George Washington University, 1921-1928
Professor, Cornell University, 1928-1937
Special assistant the attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1934-1935

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1910
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1914

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: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/15/1937
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/22/1963
Termination Date: 
2/23/1970
Termination Reason: 
Death
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