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Name Lemley, Harry Jacob
City Little Rock
State AR
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 6, 1883, in Upperville, VA
Died March 5, 1965

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

Born August 6, 1883, in Upperville, VA
Died March 5, 1965

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 27, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on May 8, 1939, and received commission on May 11, 1939. Assumed senior status on September 5, 1958. Service terminated on March 5, 1965, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 27, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on May 8, 1939, and received commission on May 11, 1939. Served as chief judge, 1948-1958. Assumed senior status on September 5, 1958. Service terminated on March 5, 1965, due to death.

Education:
Washington and Lee University School of Law, LL.B., 1910

Professional Career:

Private practice, Hope, Arkansas, 1912-1939
Member, Arkansas State Highway Audit Commission, 1931-1933


compress summary

Case(s) SD-AR-0001 : Cooper v. Aaron (Little Rock School case)

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