James McPherson Proctor

Personal

Birthday: 
9/4/1882
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Date of Death: 
9/17/1953
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1905-1913; chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1909-1913
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1913-1931
Special assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1929-1931

Education

Name of School: 

George Washington University Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1904

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/2/1931
Termination Date: 
3/5/1948
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
3/5/1948
Termination Date - Second: 
9/17/1953
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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