Walter Joseph Cummings

Personal

Birthday: 
9/29/1916
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Date of Death: 
4/24/1999
Place of Death: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant solicitor general and special assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1940-1946
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1946-1966
Solicitor general of the United States, 1952-1953

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1937
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1940

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
Termination Date: 
4/24/1999
Termination Reason: 
Death
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