Sherman Minton

Personal

Birthday: 
10/20/1890
Birthplace: 
Georgetown, IN
Date of Death: 
4/9/1965
Place of Death: 
New Albany, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New Albany, Indiana, 1916-1917, 1919-1925, 1928-1933
U.S. Army captain, Motor Transport Corps, 1917-1919
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1925-1928
Counselor, Indiana Public Service Commission, 1933-1934
U.S. senator from Indiana, 1935-1941
Administrative assistant and liaison to military agencies, Executive Office of the President, 1941

Education

Name of School: 

Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington

For more than 150 years, the Indiana University School of Law has provided top-flight, transformative legal education. With just over 750 students, drawn from more than 100 undergraduate schools and from three continents, Indiana Law retains a distinctive sense of collegiality and community in the stimulating, cosmopolitan college town of Bloomington, Ind.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1915
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1916

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/22/1941
Termination Date: 
10/11/1949
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
10/5/1949
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
10/15/1956
Termination Date - Second: 
4/9/1965
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, October 14, 1949-October 15, 1956

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