Samuel Estill Whitaker

Personal

Birthday: 
9/25/1886
Birthplace: 
Winchester, TN
Date of Death: 
3/26/1967
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1909-1914, 1921-1937
U.S. Army captain, cavalry and field artillery, 1914-1919
Attorney, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1919-1920
City attorney, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1923-1924
Mayor, Riverview, Tennessee, 1925-1929
U.S. Department of Justice, 1933-1939; special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1933-1937; assistant attorney general, Civil Division, 1937-1939

Education

Name of School: 
University of Chattanooga (now University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1909

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/13/1939
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/19/1964
Termination Date: 
3/26/1967
Termination Reason: 
Death
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