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Name Littleton, Benjamin Horsley
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 27, 1889, in Weatherford, TX
Died July 6, 1966, in Washington, DC

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 27, 1889, in Weatherford, TX
Died July 6, 1966, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on October 17, 1929, to a seat vacated by John McKenzie Moss. Confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1929, and received commission on November 6, 1929. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1958. Service terminated on July 6, 1966, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Member, U.S. Board of Tax Appeals, 1924-1929; chair, 1927-1929

Education:
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:

Private practice, Tennessee, 1914-1918
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Tennessee, 1918-1921
Special attorney, Bureau of Internal Revenue, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1921-1924


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