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Name DeVane, Dozier Adolphus
City City not recorded
State FL
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:

DeVane, Dozier Adolphus
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

DeVane, Dozier Adolphus
Born August 2, 1883, near Lakeland, FL
Died December 15, 1963

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 26, 1943, to a seat vacated by Curtis L. Waller. Confirmed by the Senate on April 14, 1943, and received commission on April 22, 1943. Service terminated on October 1, 1947, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 26, 1943, to a seat vacated by Curtis L. Waller. Confirmed by the Senate on April 14, 1943, and received commission on April 22, 1943. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1958. Service terminated on December 15, 1963, due to death.

Education:
Washington and Lee University School of Law, LL.B., 1908

Professional Career:
Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1908-1918
County attorney, Hillsboro County, Florida, 1913-1914
Counsel, Florida Railroad Commission, 1918-1920
Rate attorney, AT&T, 1920-1922
Associate/general counsel, Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co., 1922-1930
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1930-1933
Solicitor, Federal Power Commission, 1933-1938
Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1938-1943

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