Walter Maximillian Bastian

Personal

Birthday: 
11/16/1891
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Date of Death: 
3/12/1975
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army first lieutenant, Chemical Warfare Service, World War I
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1915-1950
Lecturer, National University School of Law, 1918-1948

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, August 19, 1954; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1913

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/22/1950
Termination Date: 
12/15/1954
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
12/3/1954
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
3/16/1965
Termination Date - Second: 
3/12/1975
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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