Jed Joseph Johnson

Personal

Birthday: 
7/31/1888
Birthplace: 
Waxahachi, TX
Date of Death: 
5/8/1963
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Walters, Oklahoma, 1918
U.S. Army private, 1918-1919
Private practice, Chickasha, Oklahoma, 1919-1927
Newspaper editor, Cotton City, Oklahoma, 1920-1922
State senator, Oklahoma, 1920-1927
U.S. representative from Oklahoma, 1927-1947

Nominated to U.S. Customs Court, March 29, 1945; confirmed, April 3, 1945; declined appointment

Education

Name of School: 

University of Oklahoma College of Law

Our faculty, staff and administration are deeply committed to ensuring that each one of our students experience success in law school and beyond. All objective signs over the last decade affirm that success, as statistically 95-100% of those who matriculate will graduate, pass the bar examination on their first attempt, and find jobs in the field of their choice. In short, although our admission standards are very high, we do everything possible to help our students succeed.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1915

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Customs Court
President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/25/1947
Termination Date: 
5/8/1963
Termination Reason: 
Death
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