Walter Roe Mansfield

Personal

Birthday: 
7/1/1911
Birthplace: 
Boston, MA
Date of Death: 
1/8/1987
Place of Death: 
Christ Church, New Zealand
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1935-1939, 1941-1942, 1946-1966
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1939-1941
U.S. Marine Corps, 1942-1946

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1932
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1935

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/29/1966
Termination Date: 
6/8/1971
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
5/20/1971
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
7/2/1981
Termination Date - Second: 
1/8/1987
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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