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Name Pope, Walter Lyndon
City Missoula
State MT
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:

Pope, Walter Lyndon
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Pope, Walter Lyndon
Born January 26, 1889, in Valparaiso, IN
Died March 27, 1969

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on February 14, 1949, to a seat vacated by Francis Arthur Garrecht. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1949, and received commission on March 1, 1949. Served as chief judge, 1959. Assumed senior status on April 1, 1961. Service terminated on March 27, 1969, due to death.

Education:
University of Nebraska, A.B., 1909
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1912

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1912-1916
Assistant professor of law, University of Nebraska, 1913-1916
Professor of law, University of Montana, 1916-1948
Private practice, Missoula, Montana, 1917-1949
State representative, Montana, 1923
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1937-1941


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