Luther B. Way

Personal

Birthday: 
9/26/1879
Birthplace: 
Alamance County, NC
Date of Death: 
10/23/1943
Place of Death: 
Norfolk, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, 1907-1922
Special assistant to U.S. attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1922
Private practice, Norfolk, Virginia, 1923-1931

Education

Name of School: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree Year: 
1907

Judicial Career

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

Virginia Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/4/1931
Termination Date: 
10/23/1943
Termination Reason: 
Death
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