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Name Oliver, Webster J.
City City not recorded
State State not recorded
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Oliver, Webster J.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Oliver, Webster J.
Born January 14, 1888, in Brooklyn, NY
Died November 16, 1969, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 11, 1940, to a seat vacated by Charles P. McClelland. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1940, and received commission on June 24, 1940. Served as chief judge, 1940-1965. Assumed senior status on June 24, 1967. Service terminated on November 16, 1969, due to death.

Education:
Brooklyn Law School, LL.B., 1911

Professional Career:
Private practice, 1912-1917, 1919-1935
U.S. Army captain, Ordnance Corps, 1917-1919
Customs Division, U.S. Department of Justice, New York City, 1935-1940; special attorney, 1935-1938; assistant attorney general, 1938-1940


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