Warren Earl Burger

Personal

Birthday: 
9/17/1907
Birthplace: 
St. Paul, MN
Date of Death: 
6/25/1995
Place of Death: 
Alexandria, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1931-1953
Instructor in contracts and trusts, St. Paul College of Law, 1931-1948
Assistant attorney general, Civil Litigation Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1953-1956

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, June 21, 1955; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Great in theory. Even better in practice.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1931

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/29/1956
Termination Date: 
6/23/1969
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
6/23/1969
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/26/1986
Termination Date - Second: 
6/25/1995
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fourth Circuit, June 9, 1970-September 25, 1986
District of Columbia Circuit, June 9, 1970-September 25, 1986
Federal Circuit, October 1, 1982-September 25, 1986

Advertisement