Oscar Hirsh Davis

Personal

Birthday: 
2/27/1914
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
6/19/1988
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1937-1939
Attorney, Claims Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1939-1942
U.S. Army captain, Air Corps, 1942-1946
Attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1946-1948
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1950-1962; second assistant, 1950-1954; first assistant, 1954-1962

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1937

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/12/1962
Termination Date: 
9/30/1982
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Federal Circuit Appeals Court

Commission Date - Second: 
10/1/1982
Termination Date - Second: 
6/19/1988
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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