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Name Johnsen, Harvey M.
City Omaha
State NE
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 July 16, 1895, in Hastings, NE
Died September 15, 1975

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

Born July 16, 1895, in Hastings, NE
Died September 15, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on October 1, 1940, to a new seat authorized by 54 Stat. 219. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1940, and received commission on October 14, 1940. Served as chief judge, 1959-1965. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1965. Service terminated on September 15, 1975, due to death.

Education:
University of Nebraska College of Law, LL.B., 1919
University of Nebraska, A.B., 1921

Professional Career:

Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1920-1931, 1934-1938
Faculty, Creighton School of Law, 1922-1926
General counsel, Farm Credit Administration, Omaha, Nebraska, 1931-1933
Associate justice, Nebraska Supreme Court, 1939-1940
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1959-1965


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