Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Personal

Birthday: 
11/13/1856
Birthplace: 
Louisville, KY
Date of Death: 
10/5/1941
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1878-1879
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1879-1916
Law clerk, Hon. Horace Gray, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1879-1880
Instructor, Harvard Law School, 1882-1883

Education

Name of School: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1877

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/1/1916
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/13/1939
Termination Date: 
10/5/1941
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, June 12, 1916-March 15, 1925
Third Circuit, March 16, 1925-June 1, 1930
Fifth Circuit, June 2, 1930-March 27, 1932
First Circuit, March 28, 1932-February 13, 1939

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