Talbot Smith

Personal

Birthday: 
10/11/1899
Birthplace: 
Fayette, MO
Date of Death: 
12/21/1978
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1917-1931
Engineer, Atlantic Refining Company, 1931
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1934-1937
Professor of law, University of Missouri, 1937-1941
Attorney, U.S. Office of Price Administration, 1941-1944
Private practice, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1944-1945, 1947-1955
Professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1945-1946
Associate justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1955-1961

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, September 23, 1961; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
U.S. Naval Academy
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1920
Name of School - Second: 
Naval Academy Postgraduate School
Degree - Second: 
M.S.
Degree Year - Second: 
1928
Name of School - Third: 

University of Michigan Law School

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Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1934

Judicial Career

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

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/9/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/31/1971
Termination Date: 
12/21/1978
Termination Reason: 
Death
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