Rufus Edward Foster

Personal

Birthday: 
5/22/1871
Birthplace: 
Mathews County, VA
Date of Death: 
8/23/1942
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1898-1899
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1905-1908
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1908
Professor of law, Tulane University Law School, 1912-1927; dean, 1920-1927

Education

Name of School: 

Tulane University Law School

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1895

Judicial Career

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

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/2/1909
Termination Date: 
1/13/1925
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
1/13/1925
Termination Date - Second: 
8/23/1942
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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