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Name Beck, Axel John
City Sioux Falls
State SD
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Beck, Axel John
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Beck, Axel John
Born May 6, 1894, Sweden
Died September 2, 1981, in Aberdeen, SD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 31, 1958, to a new seat authorized by 71 Stat. 631. Confirmed by the Senate on February 28, 1958, and received commission on March 4, 1958. Served as chief judge, 1965-1966. Assumed senior status on October 27, 1969. Service terminated on September 2, 1981, due to death.

Education:
Morningside College, A.B., 1920
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1922

Professional Career:
U.S. Army second lieutenant, World War I
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1923-1924
Private practice, Union County, South Dakota, 1924-1958
Organizer, Bank of Union County, Elk Point, South Dakota, 1943
President/chairman of the board, Bank of Union County, Elk Point, South Dakota, 1947-1958

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