Walter Hartman Hodge

Personal

Birthday: 
8/29/1896
Birthplace: 
Auburn, IN
Date of Death: 
7/12/1975
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Supreme Court of the State of Washington, 1919-1920
Private practice, Wenatchee, Washington, 1921
Deputy prosecutor, Skagit County, Washington, 1921-1924
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1925-1926, 1929-1934
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Alaska Territory, 1926-1929
Private practice, Cordova, Alaska Territory, 1934-1954
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Alaska Territory, 1954-1959
Associate justice, Alaska Supreme Court, 1959-1960

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: 
1919

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Alaska
Court Name: 

Alaska District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/19/1960
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/30/1966
Termination Date: 
7/12/1975
Termination Reason: 
Death
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