Roger Thomas Foley

Personal

Birthday: 
5/25/1886
Birthplace: 
Sioux City, IA
Date of Death: 
10/9/1974
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Goldfield, Nevada, 1911-1925
District attorney, Goldfield, Nevada, 1916-1924
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1925-1928
Justice of the peace/municipal judge, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1929-1931
Deputy district attorney, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1932-1934
District attorney, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1935-1938
Judge, Nevada District Court, Clark and Lincoln Counties, 1939-1941
Private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1941-1945

Education

Name of School: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree Year: 
1910

Judicial Career

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

Nevada District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/2/1945
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/1/1957
Termination Date: 
10/9/1974
Termination Reason: 
Death
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