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Name Edgerton, Henry White
City Washington
State DC
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:

Edgerton, Henry White
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Edgerton, Henry White
Born October 20, 1888, in Rush Center, KS
Died February 23, 1970, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 26, 1937, to a seat vacated by D. Lawrence Groner. Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1937, and received commission on December 15, 1937. Served as chief judge, 1955-1958. Assumed senior status on April 22, 1963. Service terminated on February 23, 1970, due to death.

Education:
Cornell University, A.B., 1910
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:
Private practice, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1914
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1915-1916, 1918-1921
Professor, Cornell University Law School, 1916-1918
Professor, George Washington University, 1921-1928
Professor, Cornell University, 1928-1937
Special assistant the attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1934-1935
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