Luther Wallace Youngdahl

Personal

Birthday: 
5/29/1896
Birthplace: 
Minneapolis, MN
Date of Death: 
6/21/1978
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army second lieutenant, World War I
Assistant city attorney, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1921-1924
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1924-1930
Judge, Minneapolis [Minnesota] Municipal Court, 1930-1936
Judge, Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1936-1942
Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1942-1946
Governor, Minnesota, 1947-1951

Education

Name of School: 
Gustavus Adolphus College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1919
Name of School - Second: 

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Great in theory. Even better in practice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1921

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/29/1951
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/29/1966
Termination Date: 
6/21/1978
Termination Reason: 
Death
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