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Name Schwellenbach, Lewis Baxter
City Spokane
State WA
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:

Schwellenbach, Lewis Baxter
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Schwellenbach, Lewis Baxter
Born September 20, 1894, in Superior, WI
Died June 10, 1948

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 6, 1940, to a seat vacated by J. Stanley Webster. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1940, and received commission on November 20, 1940. Service terminated on June 30, 1945, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1917

Professional Career:
U.S. Army corporal, 1918-1919
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1919-1935
Candidate for governor, Washington, 1932
U.S. senator from Washington, 1935-1940
Delegate, Interparliamentary Union, The Hague, 1938
Secretary of Labor, 1945-1948
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