Samuel Marion Driver

Personal

Birthday: 
5/22/1892
Birthplace: 
Wamic, OR
Date of Death: 
9/12/1958
Place of Death: 
Woodland, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Waterville, Washington, 1916-1923
U.S. Army corporal, Ninety-First Division, 1918-1919
Prosecutor, Douglas County, Washington, 1922-1923
Secretary, U.S. Rep. Sam B. Hill, Washington, 1923-1926
Deputy prosecutor, Chelan County, Washington, 1926-1927
Private practice, Wenatchee, Washington, 1927-1937
Prosecutor, Chelan County, Washington, 1935-1937
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1937-1940
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of Washington, 1940-1946
U.S. Army colonel, JAG Department, 1942-1946

Education

Name of School: 

University of Washington School of Law

The University of Washington School of Law, located in Seattle, was first organized in 1899 and is fully accredited. The current law building, William H. Gates Hall, was completed and occupied in September of 2003 and is located on the Northwest corner of the main University campus. The building houses classrooms, student lounge, a coffee/snack kiosk, locker areas, the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, and offices for faculty, administration, and student organizations. Financial aid, registration, and career service functions are run primarily as in-house operations. The building itself is fully accessible to persons in wheelchairs and is equipped with braille identifiers. William H. Gates Hall is a designated non-smoking area.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1916
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1926

Judicial Career

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

Washington Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/13/1946
Termination Date: 
9/12/1958
Termination Reason: 
Death
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