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Name Pratt, John Helm
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:

Pratt, John Helm
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Pratt, John Helm
Born November 17, 1910, in Portsmouth, NH
Died August 11, 1995, in Chevy Chase, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 11, 1968, to a seat vacated by Alexander Holtzoff. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1968, and received commission on June 7, 1968. Assumed senior status on December 1, 1989. Service terminated on August 11, 1995, due to death.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1930
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1934

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1934-1942, 1946-1968
U.S. Marines captain, 1942-1946
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) ID-DC-0001 : Evans v. Washington
IM-DC-0004 : Bustos v. Mitchell


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