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Name Switzer, Carroll O.
City Des Moines
State IA
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:

Switzer, Carroll O.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Switzer, Carroll O.
Born May 23, 1908, in Pilot Mound, IA
Died May 30, 1960, in Des Moines, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a seat vacated by Charles A. Dewey; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Service terminated on August 9, 1950, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Education:
Drake University Law School, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:
Private practice, Des Moines, Iowa
Assistant city solicitor, Des Moines, Iowa, 1936-1938

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, June 9, 1949; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, January 5, 1950; rejected by Senate, August 9, 1950; resigned, August 9, 1950

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