John Foster Symes

Personal

Birthday: 
2/10/1878
Birthplace: 
Denver, CO
Date of Death: 
4/5/1951
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army major, 1917-1919
Private practice, New York City, 1902-1906
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1906-1921
U.S. attorney for the District of Colorado, 1921-1922

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
Ph.B.
Degree Year: 
1900
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: 
1903

Judicial Career

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

Colorado District Court

President Nominating: 
Warren G. Harding
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/16/1922
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/14/1950
Termination Date: 
4/5/1951
Termination Reason: 
Death
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