John Lewis Smith Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
9/20/1912
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Date of Death: 
9/4/1992
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1940-1946
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Air Corps, 1942-1946
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1946-1956
Commissioner, District of Columbia Public Utilities Commission, 1956-1957
Judge, District of Columbia Court of General Sessions, 1957-1966; associate judge, 1957-1959; chief judge, 1959-1966

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1935
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.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1938
Name of School - Third: 

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 - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1939

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/3/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/31/1983
Termination Date: 
9/4/1992
Termination Reason: 
Death
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