Lewis Baxter Schwellenbach

Personal

Birthday: 
9/20/1894
Birthplace: 
Superior, WI
Date of Death: 
6/10/1948
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army corporal, 1918-1919
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1919-1935
Candidate for governor, Washington, 1932
U.S. senator from Washington, 1935-1940
Delegate, Interparliamentary Union, The Hague, 1938
Secretary of Labor, 1945-1948

Education

Name of School: 

University of Washington School of Law

The University of Washington School of Law, located in Seattle, was first organized in 1899 and is fully accredited. The current law building, William H. Gates Hall, was completed and occupied in September of 2003 and is located on the Northwest corner of the main University campus. The building houses classrooms, student lounge, a coffee/snack kiosk, locker areas, the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, and offices for faculty, administration, and student organizations. Financial aid, registration, and career service functions are run primarily as in-house operations. The building itself is fully accessible to persons in wheelchairs and is equipped with braille identifiers. William H. Gates Hall is a designated non-smoking area.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1917

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Court Name: 

Washington Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/20/1940
Termination Date: 
6/30/1945
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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