Walter Lyndon Pope

Personal

Birthday: 
1/26/1889
Birthplace: 
Valparaiso, IN
Date of Death: 
3/27/1969
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1912-1916
Assistant professor of law, University of Nebraska, 1913-1916
Professor of law, University of Montana, 1916-1948
Private practice, Missoula, Montana, 1917-1949
State representative, Montana, 1923
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1937-1941

Education

Name of School: 
University of Nebraska
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1909
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1912

Judicial Career

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

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/1/1949
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/1/1961
Termination Date: 
3/27/1969
Termination Reason: 
Death
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