Joseph Warren Madden

Personal

Birthday: 
1/17/1890
Birthplace: 
Damascus, IL
Date of Death: 
2/17/1972
Place of Death: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Professor of law, University of Oklahoma, 1914-1916
Private practice, Rockford, Illinois, 1916-1917
Professor of law, Ohio State University, 1917-1921
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1920
Dean and professor of law, West Virginia University Law School, 1921-1927
Professor of law, University of Pittsburgh, 1927-1938
Chairman, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-1940
Associate director and director, Legal Division, and adviser to the U.S. military governor, Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1946
Professor of law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1961-1972

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1911
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1914

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
1/7/1941
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/15/1961
Termination Date: 
2/17/1972
Termination Reason: 
Death
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