Thomas Edward Fairchild

Personal

Birthday: 
12/25/1912
Birthplace: 
Milwaukee, WI
Date of Death: 
2/12/2007
Place of Death: 
Madison, WI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Portage, Wisconsin, 1938-1941
Hearing commissioner, U.S. Office of Price Administration, Chicago, Illinois, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1941-1945
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1945-1948, 1953-1957
Attorney general, State of Wisconsin, 1948-1951
Consultant, U.S. Office of Price Stabilization, 1951
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1951-1952
Justice, Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1957-1966

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 

University of Wisconsin Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1938

Judicial Career

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

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/11/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/31/1981
Termination Date: 
2/12/2007
Termination Reason: 
Death
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