Jesse Corcoran Adkins

Personal

Birthday: 
4/13/1879
Birthplace: 
Knoxville, TN
Date of Death: 
3/29/1955
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1905-1908
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1908-1911, 1914-1916
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1908-1911, 1916-1930
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1911-1914
Faculty, Georgetown University Law School, 1910-1945

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1899
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1900

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: 
6/17/1930
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/15/1946
Termination Date: 
3/29/1955
Termination Reason: 
Death
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