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Name Breitenstein, Jean Sala
City Denver
State CO
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:

Breitenstein, Jean Sala
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Breitenstein, Jean Sala
Born July 18, 1900, in Keokuk, IA
Died January 30, 1986

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on April 6, 1954, to a new seat authorized by 68 Stat. 8. Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1954, and received commission on April 27, 1954. Service terminated on July 9, 1957, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 5, 1957, to a seat vacated by Walter August Huxman. Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1957, and received commission on June 27, 1957. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1970. Service terminated on January 30, 1986, due to death.

Education:
University of Colorado, A.B., 1922
University of Colorado Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1918
Assistant attorney general, State of Colorado, 1925-1929
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Colorado, 1930-1933
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1933-1954

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Oral History

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Case(s) SD-OK-0002 : Board of Education of Oklahoma City v. Dowell


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