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Name Kirkland, James Robert
City Washington
State DC
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:

Kirkland, James Robert
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kirkland, James Robert
Born February 15, 1903, in Wilmington, DE
Died February 25, 1958, in Wilmington, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1950, and received commission on March 9, 1950. Service terminated on February 25, 1958, due to death.

Education:
George Washington University, A.B., 1927
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1928
George Washington University Law School, LL.M., 1929
Benjamin Franklin University (now George Washington University), B.C.S., 1930

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve commander
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1929-1934
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1934-1949
Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the District of Columbia, 1947-1949

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, October 17, 1949; no Senate vote

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