Olin Hatfield Chilson

Personal

Birthday: 
11/22/1903
Birthplace: 
Pueblo, CO
Date of Death: 
9/28/1991
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, La Jara, Colorado, 1927
Private practice, Greeley, Colorado, 1927-1928
Private practice, Loveland, Colorado, 1928-1954
District attorney, Eighth Judicial District, Colorado, 1940-1948
Assistant secretary of the interior, 1956-1957
Undersecretary of the interior, 1957-1958
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1958-1960

Education

Name of School: 

University of Colorado Law School

We believe that legal education should employ robust theoretical inquiry, doctrinal and policy analysis, and professional skills. As part of a premier research university we seek to integrate opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Because the law is dynamic, we must equip our students to deal with change and to exercise sound judgment and creativity in offering solutions for problems of individuals, institutions, and nations. Our faculty members are passionate about teaching and are committed to providing students with a well-rounded learning experience that prepares them to serve wisely and with professionalism. And our location provides a natural vitality that motivates students to reach for their full potential.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1927

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Colorado
Court Name: 

Colorado District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/5/1960
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1973
Termination Date: 
9/28/1991
Termination Reason: 
Death
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