James Lowell Oakes

Personal

Birthday: 
2/21/1924
Birthplace: 
Springfield, IL
Date of Death: 
10/13/2007
Place of Death: 
Marthas Vineyard, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Harrie B. Chase, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1947-1948, 1949-1950
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1948-1949
Private practice, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1950-1966, 1969-1970
State senator, Vermont, 1961-1965
Attorney general, State of Vermont, 1967-1969

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1945
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1947

Judicial Career

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

Vermont District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/24/1970
Termination Date: 
6/5/1971
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
5/27/1971
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/30/1992
Termination Date - Second: 
10/13/2007
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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