James Alger Fee

Personal

Birthday: 
9/24/1888
Birthplace: 
Pendleton, OR
Date of Death: 
8/25/1959
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pendleton, Oregon, 1914-1916, 1920-1927
City attorney, Pendleton, Oregon, 1916-1917
U.S. Army lieutenant, Air Corps, 1917-1919
Member, Legal Staff, U.S. Department of War, 1919-1920
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, 1927-1931

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, February 26, 1931; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Whitman College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1910
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

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

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Oregon
Court Name: 

Oregon District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/23/1931
Termination Date: 
4/30/1954
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
4/30/1954
Termination Date - Second: 
8/25/1959
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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