John Minor Wisdom

Personal

Birthday: 
5/17/1905
Birthplace: 
New Orleans, LA
Date of Death: 
5/15/1999
Place of Death: 
New Orleans, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, 1942-1946
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1929-1957
Adjunct professor of law, Tulane University, 1938-1957

Education

Name of School: 
Washington and Lee University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1925
Name of School - Second: 

Tulane University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1929

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/27/1957
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/15/1977
Termination Date: 
5/15/1999
Termination Reason: 
Death
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