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Name Smith, Russell Evans
City Butte
State MT
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:

Smith, Russell Evans
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Smith, Russell Evans
Born November 16, 1908, in Butte, MT
Died March 29, 1990

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on February 16, 1966, to a seat vacated by William D. Murray. Confirmed by the Senate on March 25, 1966, and received commission on March 26, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1968-1978. Assumed senior status on May 12, 1979. Service terminated on March 29, 1990, due to death.

Education:
University of Montana School of Law, LL.B., 1931

Professional Career:
Marshal and law clerk, Montana Supreme Court, 1931-1933
Private practice, Cut Bank, Montana, 1933-1935
Private practice, Missoula, Montana, 1935-1942, 1945-1966
Instructor, University of Montana Law School, 1937-1942, 1946-1966
Chief attorney, Office of Price Administration, Montana, 1942-1943
U.S. Navy lieutenant, Aviation Combat Information, 1943-1945

compress summary

Case(s) IM-CA-0031 : Yuan Jen Cuk v. Lackner


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