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Name Lewis, David Thomas
City Salt Lake City
State UT
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 April 25, 1912, in Salt Lake City, UT
Died September 28, 1983, in Salt Lake City, UT
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born April 25, 1912, in Salt Lake City, UT
Died September 28, 1983, in Salt Lake City, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 17, 1956, to a seat vacated by Orie Leon Phillips. Confirmed by the Senate on June 4, 1956, and received commission on June 5, 1956. Served as chief judge, 1970-1977. Assumed senior status on December 3, 1977. Service terminated on September 28, 1983, due to death.

Education:
University of Utah, B.A., 1935
University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1937

Professional Career:

Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1938-1950
U.S. Army, 1945-1946
State representative, Utah, 1947-1948
Judge, Utah District Court, 1950-1956
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1970-1977


compress summary

Case(s) JC-KS-0001 : U.S. v. Wyandotte County
SD-OK-0002 : Board of Education of Oklahoma City v. Dowell

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